Cygwin/X and loggin on remote server

Alexander Gottwald
Sun Oct 24 12:23:00 GMT 2004

Jani Tiainen wrote:

> Initial window closes only after I close second xterm window.
> When starting window manager it doesn't close initial window unless
> _last_ pipe closes... that mean if I have only xfcwm4 running it will
> remain visible as long as session lasts.

I have no idea what causes this. ssh -f also detaches any file descriptors
(you could enforce this with ssh -f -n) and should not keep any references
which will bash or xterm to stay.

Which windows version are you using? I always tested on win2k.

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