AW: AW: possible to run XWin as windows service?

Eliot Moss
Sat Jul 28 18:53:00 GMT 2012

On 7/28/2012 9:08 AM, Paul Maier wrote:

>> The cygwin program run.exe is designed to do just that.
>> It's what I use for this purpose :-) ...

> I was using run.exe too. run.exe used to hide the window and the task bar entry.
> But since my upgrade from Cygwin 1.7.9 to 1.7.15, run.exe only hides the window but not the task bar entry, when invoked from the
> Startup menu in some cases.
> This seems buggy, see my thread:
> But I don't have the impression that a developer accepted this as bug.
> Do you have a suggestion how to avoid this situation?

I used to have difficulty like that with startxwin, but it does not
happen any more for me with xlaunch.  It did look like a race condition
or something ... Eliot

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