Tried to fix "Doing vfork: resource temporarily unavailable" error with Emacs, now can't start X server
Mon Apr 18 12:13:00 GMT 2011
On 4/17/2011 6:30 PM, David M. Karr wrote:
> Cygwin 1.7.8 (and 1.7.9), Win7SP1.
> I was having issues with my Emacs startup occasionally failing with
> "Doing vfork: resource temporarily unavailable". I found a link that
> alleged to have the solution to this
The advice about libncurses on that page is obsolete. It applied to old
versions of emacs. The suggestion of running rebaseall is good but...
> I followed these steps, although when I looked at "libncurses7", I saw
> it was set to "Skip", and that I had versions 8, 9, and 10. So, I set
> those to reinstall and continued the update. It also updated some other
> things, including updating me from Cygwin 1.7.8 to 1.7.9.
you should try rebaseall now.
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