startxwin.exe without lingering DOS window

Derek Greer
Thu Jan 14 15:34:00 GMT 2010

>> How do you run startxwin.exe so that it doesn't leave a lingering MS-DOS
>> window after it starts the programs in ~/.startwinrc?

> C:\cygwin\bin\run.exe /usr/bin/bash.exe -l -c /usr/bin/startxwin.exe

This can't be correct, as this is what exactly what the X Server start menu
link executes and it spawns the the vanilla XTerm window.  I always
customized by startxwin.bat to not launch this window.  How is this done
with the new startxwin.exe?
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