dbus-launch --exit-with-session fails when run from .startxwinrc

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Mon Apr 16 13:50:00 GMT 2012

On 4/16/2012 9:44 AM, Ken Brown wrote:
> The following problem occurs on my 64-bit Windows 7 system but not on my
> XP system.
> I start the X server using the Start Menu shortcut [modified to add
> -emulate3buttons] and a .startxwinrc with the following contents:
> eval `dbus-launch --sh-syntax --exit-with-session`
> xterm
> Running ps in the resulting xterm window shows no dbus-launch or
> dbus-daemon process. But I can give the same dbus-launch command in the
> xterm window, and the processes start as expected. I'm attaching
> cygcheck output and the XWin log.
> My hope in reporting this is that the problem I'm seeing (and the
> difference between XP and Win7) is somehow related to the emacs problem
> I've been trying to solve:
> http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-xfree/2012-04/msg00048.html
> Ken
> P.S. You'll see in the cygcheck output that I'm running a Cygwin
> snapshot; but nothing changes if I revert to cygwin-1.7.13-1.

I forgot to say that if I remove "--exit-with-session" from the command 
line in my .startxwinrc, then a dbus-daemon process does start.


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