[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: xorg-server-1.16.0-1 (TEST)

Jon TURNEY jon.turney@dronecode.org.uk
Wed Aug 20 11:19:00 GMT 2014

On 18/08/2014 14:43, Michael DePaulo wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 16, 2014 at 10:41 AM, Jon TURNEY wrote:
>> The following packages have been updated in the Cygwin distribution:
>> *** xorg-server-*1.16.0-1

> I think I found a bug:
> There is no stdout or stderr.
> So for example, "xwin --version" does not output anything.
> Nothing is logged to /var/log/xwin/Xorg.0.log when I type that
> command. This is the same as with xorg-server 1.15.
> If I specify an invalid argument (e.g. "xwin --foobar"). then I see
> the information dialog box, and the xwin usage info is outputted to
> that log file.
> I did all my testing with 32-bit Cygwin.

Thanks for reporting this.

Are you using the same terminal in both cases? (For obscure reasons, 
XWin --version doesn't work in a cmd.exe terminal, see [1])

You also seem to be using a separate cygwin installation to test 
xorg-server 1.16, which might also be related to this in some way.

[1] https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=9763

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