I apologize for mailing you directly problem with rebaseall ?

Brian Ford ford@vss.fsi.com
Thu Jul 22 14:56:00 GMT 2004

On Tue, 20 Jul 2004, Jim Ramberg wrote:

> Well; it seems that I have nothing to run windows update against.

I don't understand what you are trying to say here.  Does this mean you
ran it and you are up to date?

> I did try installing the latest service pack for Visual Studio.

I don't see how that would have anything to do with it unless Visual
Studio replaces Windows system DLL's.

> Anyway, that did not work.

Since I think it's irrelevant, I guess it doesn't matter.  But, I don't
understand what this means either.  It didn't fix the problem, or you were
unsuccessful at installing the update?

> I have noticed though that if I run startwin.sh  I can not start up the X
> server.  But if I run the bat version startwin.bat; it will run.
> From what I can see; the big difference is the bat file uses Run and the
> shell scripts do not.

Yes.  This problem occurs when a Cygwin process trys to fork another
Cygwin process.

> I don't know if this helps explain what is going on.

Not really.  Could you try to elaborate more please, at least on the
questions above?

> Thanks for responding

You're welcome.

Brian Ford
Senior Realtime Software Engineer
VITAL - Visual Simulation Systems
FlightSafety International
the best safety device in any aircraft is a well-trained pilot...

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