Questions for previous Cygwin/X maintainers

Brian Dessent
Mon Apr 24 05:36:00 GMT 2006

"Yaakov S (Cygwin Ports)" wrote:

> 2) Is mounting the fonts directory necessary?  On one machine, on which
> xorg-x11-6.8.2 was the first version installed, there is no such mount,
> and yet the old XWin runs.

At some point in the past Alexander has said that the reason for having
that mount no longer exists, since it worked around a fixed bug when the
fonts dir was mounted textmode (by forcing it binmode.)  There should be
no reason for it to exist now, though it shouldn't hurt anything.


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