'run xterm' fails to open a window
Thu Nov 12 20:33:00 GMT 2009
> From: email@example.com [mailto:cygwin-xfree-
> firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Jon TURNEY
> Wait, are you saying that the process that run starts is blocked if it
> to output anything?
That is what I am experiencing.
> Also, the suggestions that this has something to do with DISPLAY not
> being set
> correctly seem a little unlikely. If gvim or any other X application
> able to determine which display to use, it should exit with an error,
> not hang
I agree. I think DISPLAY is a red herring. Not having the display set can cause programs which exit without output, not hang around.
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