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Re: problem with run.exe in Windows-startup (Autostart) directory
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon at freemail dot ru>
- To: "Paul Maier" <svn-user at web dot de>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2012 18:05:36 +0400
- Subject: Re: problem with run.exe in Windows-startup (Autostart) directory
- References: <005501cd67a5$b9938510$2cba8f30$@de>
- Reply-to: Andrey Repin <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
Greetings, Paul Maier!
> When I start a run.exe command manually, it hides fine both, the window and
> the task bar entry;
> but I have 3 scripts containing run.exe commands in the Windows startup
> (autostart) folder, and there one (only one) script brings up an unwanted
> entry in the task bar (the window itself is fine invisible). It is always
> another one out of the 3 scripts, but each time at most one (i. e. zero or 1
> unwanted entries).
> Since I start a server here, that task bar entry stays there all day (and of
> course there is no visible window attachted to it), and if I select close, I
> also shut down the server by this.
What exactly is in your scripts, and in the links in StartUp dir?
> This seems a racing condition to me:
This seems to be a wrong link/improperly designed script for me.
Or a use of a wrong tools for the task.
> If I disconnect the internet LAN cable (then the evaluation of possible
> connections is much faster) _or_ if I move my mouse up and down right after
> Windows login to make the task bar appear and disappear some times, then all
> autostart run.exe scripts hide their task bar entries fine.
> I have never seen more than 1 such unwanted task bar entry appearing. The
> first one seems to initialize the environment somehow, so that the other
> run.exe instances work as expected.
> I also added a 4th script:
> run /bin/sleep 10,
> That improved the situation in a way, that unwanted task bar entries were
> less likely to happen, but they still came then and when.
> It worked fine with the run.exe that I downloaded 1 year ago.
Andrey Repin (email@example.com) 22.07.2012, <18:03>
Sorry for my terrible english...
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