Cygwin/X and loggin on remote server

Jani Tiainen
Sun Oct 24 18:03:00 GMT 2004

Alexander Gottwald wrote:
> 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.

Hmm, strange since I can't get this working. Well it's not that big 
problem but anyways...

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

Windoze 2k + all latest "fixes".

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