XWin 100% CPU usage for Java applications on Vista

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Sat Mar 24 17:15:00 GMT 2007

On Sat, Mar 24, 2007 at 04:14:51PM +0200, Vladimir Nicolici wrote:
>>I had similar problems and found that starting the X Server with
>> -engine 1 will help. Give it a try.
>I was experimenting with other solutions, and I found Xming, another
>open source project. Xming doesn't seem to have any of the problems of
>What's funny is that Xming has command line parameters very similar to
>the cygwin version, including the -engine parameter, with the same 3
>options. GDI, DD, DD no lock.
>Even the tray icon context menu and the about window are the same.
>I wonder why RedHat doesn't include this X server instead of Cygwin/X
>in the cygwin distribution, especially since, according to the
>Cygwin/X home page, the project lost its maintainer 2 years ago.

"Red Hat"?  This is a community project.  Don't know where you got the
idea that Cygwin/X was somehow supported by Red Hat.

We have been missing a Cygwin/X maintainer for quite some time now.  So,
any problems which require code changes are not going to happen.  Sorry.


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