XWIN.exe: Windows 9x and Windows Me

Suhaib M. Siddiqi ssiddiqi@inspirepharm.com
Sun Oct 1 13:32:00 GMT 2000

Oh well, I guess if you come up with a patch, let me know.

The problem I think it in WaitFor.c in xc/programs/Xserver/os/WaitFor.c
under WitForSomething subroutines.  Initially I had the same problems with
NT.  Reducing the waittime to 0 fixed that on NT.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: cygwin-xfree-owner@sources.redhat.com
> [ mailto:cygwin-xfree-owner@sources.redhat.com]On Behalf Of Harold Hunt
> Sent: Sunday, October 01, 2000 3:32 PM
> To: Cygx (E-mail)
> Subject: RE: XWIN.exe: Windows 9x and Windows Me
> Well, it doesn't work, but it does so in a slightly better way.
> I tried it
> on Windows 98 and got the following results:
> 1) Instead of an imobile X cursor overlaid on an imobile
> hourglass cursor, I
> got a mobile X cursor and an imobile hourglass cursor.
> 2) Previous Xwin.exe forced a restart when it froze on Windows 98; new
> Xwin.exe can be killed with Ctrl-Alt-Del followed by an End Task.
> 3) No application windows appeared; still a problem with taking the
> Win16Mutex.
> Harold

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