Differnce between Xfree and Xorg
Thu May 13 12:09:00 GMT 2004
> Alexander Gottwald wrote:
>> On Wed, 12 May 2004, aroushdi wrote:
>>> I am a little bit confused I see here that we have moved to Xorg
>>> distribution . I took a look at XFree.org and it seems they have
>>> Binaries for Cygwin till 4.4 .
>> These binaries are likely to be very outdated. We moved to X.org
>> because it was easier for Cygwin/X developers to get cvs access there.
>> XFree only allowed cvs access for a few people from the core team. We had
>> to ask them to include the changes into their cvs. As a result the
>> XFree cvs was always a few weeks up to some months behind the Cygwin/X
>> The cygwin part from XFree may now be about 7 or 8 months old. Many
>> improvements (eg for multiwindow mode or clipboard support) have not
>> been included into the XFree cvs.
>>> My question is Xfree going to be abandoned in favor of Xorg . What is
>>> the relation between the 2 . The reason I am asking because since the
>>> move to Xorg binaries i cannot have more than one Xsession at a time .
>> You can start the first Xserver as usual
>> XWin [options]
>> and the second with
>> XWin :1 [options]
>> the third with
>> XWin :2 [options] and so on
>> This results in display names :0.0, :1.0, :2.0 ...
> Alexander , thank u for ur quick reply I have used ur technique with and
> without -from , -fp , once and they all fail with unable to bind and no
> message in the logfile . I have produced the same errors on winXP and
> W2K . same thing . Old version 4.3 and 4.4 works fine no problem . is
> there a way to get a more diagnosting log . I suspect that there is a
> module locking some file which casses this error . The same error can be
> reproduced on V 4.3 & 4.4 if use the same port :X we get the same
> message faile to bind .
> thks for ur help
Alex can u reproduce this problem
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