xterm doesn't open on start (was: checkX problems)

Lothar Brendel lottas.junk@geekmail.de
Sat Nov 28 09:38:00 GMT 2009

Timares, Brian (Patriot) wrote:
> Lothar Brendel wrote:
>> Timares, Brian (Patriot) wrote:
>>> Lothar Brendel wrote:
>>>> My guess: It's the old checkX-problem again because you're using
>>>> version
>>>> 0.3.0-1 of the run2-package. Do to some reason unknown to me,
>>>> that's the default version. But we need 0.3.1-1, which you only
>>>> get when 
>>> Tried it, including changing XWin Server to
>>> C:\cygwin\bin\run2.exe /usr/bin/startxwin.bat
>> That was a misunderstanding. I didn't mean to use ``run2'' instead of
>> ``run'' but to verify that the version of the *package* 'run2'
>> (containing ``checkX'') is the most recent one. Did you do that?
> You were clear.  I did get the 0.3.1-1 and it showed up just as you
> said.

IC, but could you please perform the following two tests nevertheless?
First open Cygwin's standard bash console, then enter:

i) ```time checkX -t 12''
How long does it take?

ii) ``startxwin.sh''
Any messages?


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