Multimonitor screen

Harold L Hunt II
Fri Mar 28 15:19:00 GMT 2003

Yes, the KDE install replaced your XWin.exe with an older version that 
has SHM (shared memory) support built in.  You will not be able to use 
KDE on Cygwin with any XWin.exe that comes from Cygwin/XFree86 proper.


Lester Caine wrote:
>> You really don't want Test 79 --- take a look at /tmp/XWinrl.log, 
>> you'll see what I mean (it is huge!).  Instead, you want 
>> XFree86-xserv-4.2.0-28 from setup.
> Yes I had spotted that.
> BUT I had downloaded all the files at the beginning of the week, and 
> updated a couple Wednesday ( XFree86-xserv-4.2.0-28 
> was already showing as the version I was using. However, XWin.exe that 
> was in use was an old date, without the multiscreen stuff in the help 
> list. After downloading Test79 I got multiscreen, now going back and 
> manually extracting XFree86-xserv-4.2.0-28 I see a later version of 
> XWin.exe.
> SO what did I do wrong in the first place?
> Could the KDE2 install have upset things? ( Came from 
> )
> Everything seems to be working nicely now <g>

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