X apps won't start

Suhaib Siddiqi ssiddiqi@inspirepharm.com
Tue Jul 11 13:46:00 GMT 2000

> I've now managed to solve the problem and thought I had better let you and
> the list know.
> The problem was that the .dll files in /usr/X11R6/bin did not have execute
> access. So I did a 'chmod o+x,u+x,g+x *.dll' (probably overkill) and the
> package all started to work. And it looks very nice too!

Maybe Windows changed permission during untaring?  I have simillar
messages along time ago on another mailing lists for Windows.  It usually
to do with Adminstrator account setup.

> Many thanks for all your responses and the good work you are doing in
> porting the Xfree package to Cygwin.
> Regards,
> Tony.
> --
> Tony Arnold, Head of Science and Engineering Support Unit,
> University of Manchester. Tel: +44 161 275 6093, Fax: +44 161 275 6071
> E-mail: tony.arnold@man.ac.uk, Home: http://www.man.ac.uk/Tony.Arnold

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