Cygwin Xfree 4.1.0 or 4.2.0 with old clients

Harold Hunt
Tue Jan 29 10:52:00 GMT 2002

Try this:

>From Linux machine running XFree86 4.1.0 or XFree86 4.2.0, see how remote X
Clients running on your HP boxes work.

Interpretation of results:

1) If the behavior of the Linux box is the same as Cygwin/XFree86
4.1.0/4.2.0 then the problem has to do with XFree86 and its underlying
libraries (but has nothing to do with the Cygwin/XFree86 X Server).  This
does not mean there is a bug in XFree86.  It could be that Xlib from HP-UX
is known not to be compatible with the X standard (that's the way it is with
Sun's Xlib, I believe).  In this case, your best bet is either to search for
an updated X Window System from HP, or to install XFree86 for HP-UX (I
believe it exists).

2) If the behavior of the Linux box is the same as Cygwin/XFree86 4.0.1,
then there may be some sort of compile time error being built into
Cygwin/XFree86's libraries, or perhaps you've got an issue with binary/text
mounts on your Cygwin installation (I'm not certain that could affect the
mouse in X).

So, go forth and test!  :)


> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Joan Bertran
> Sent: Tuesday, January 29, 2002 10:09 AM
> To:
> Subject: Cygwin Xfree 4.1.0 or 4.2.0 with old clients
>  Recent cygwin Xfree implementations work great with Linux clients
>  but unfortunately I have some old HP-Ux 9.x computers on the network
>  and the mouse pointer does not work properly, it's imposible to move
>  or resize windows or to activate the focus by click, only buttons
>  respond to mouse. (I guess that HP-UX 9.x uses Xlib X11R5 or R6)
>  With Cygwin Xfree 4.0.1 (XWin.exe 4.731.361 bytes 01/october/2000 16:25)
>  the mouse works but too beta. Any hint ?
>  Second Topic i like this seeting for the spanish keyboard if it's of any
> help
>  to somebody.
> xkb_keymap "es_105"	{
>     xkb_keycodes		{ include "xfree86"	};
>     xkb_types		{ include "default"	};
>     xkb_compatibility	{ include "default+pc"	};
>     xkb_symbols		{ include
> "en_US(pc105)+es+altwin(meta_alt)+ralt(mode_switch)" };
>     xkb_geometry 		{ include "pc(pc105)"	};
> };
> Thankyou,

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