Items under Cygwin-X menu do not start.
Tue Oct 5 16:55:00 GMT 2004
On Tue, 5 Oct 2004, Nick Longo wrote:
> Dear Cygwin Enthusiasts,
> Forgive me if I ask a newbie question, but I couldn't find an
> answer on the web, faq, or mailing list. So despite the dire
> warnings on the web page I just wanted to ask...
> I downloaded and installed cygwin yesterday on a dell 600m laptop,
> running Win XP SP1. While X starts ok when I run comments from
> the cygwin prompt when i try to use the menu items that were
> placed in windows start menu nothing seemed to happen. I copied
> the commands out of the short cut and ran them directly from the
> cygwin prompt, still no luck and no error messages...
> An example of the command that is not working for me is
> C:\cygwin\usr\X11R6\bin\run.exe xterm -display 127.0.0.1:0.0
> or from the cygwin propmpt
> /usr/X11R6/bin/run.exe xterm -display 127.0.0.1:0.0
> If I then start a Xwin by hand, then the command from the cygwin
> prompt works but still not from the windows start menu. I am a
> bit confused by the whole business.
Does the xman link work?
The xterm link is broken because xterm can not find some dlls because
they are in a different directory. I'll take a look and check what
can be done to solve this.
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