Installing server on Win98se
Fri Aug 18 12:18:00 GMT 2000
> Ah! That's better. I got it up this morning.
> Several questions to parade my ignorance --
> 1) Are there any of the spinning or bouncing ball variety of graphic
> demos around. Every X package I've seen seems to include one?
No and they have nothing to do with X. They are third party demos
included with X to fool you with pretty stuff.
Compile OpenGL or get from contril directory, it has them... but they
would not work with your server, it requires GLX extensions.
> 2) Issuing "env" to the XTerm indicates that some or all of
> the Cygwin mounts are visible, e.g. $TEMP="/local-disk/d/Temp"
> but $PKTEMP="D:\Temp\PKZip"
> Where does cygwin (cygwin1.dll) come into this? I understand
> that the X-Server for Win98 is not integrated with cygwin.
needed only for xterm or cygwin compiled applications... and usually Cygwin
check with Cygwin mailing list if you have questions specific to
> 3) XTerm is obviously running an X-Nix shell, my "/bin" is at
> "C:/@/bin" and would not be visible without the cygwin mounts.
> Or is there a shell built into XTerm?
no shell.. it uses sh if you specifiy none.
or you specifiy to use bash if you want. Check mailing list for
this, under xterm threads.
> David A. Cobb, Software Engineer, Public Access Advocate
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