Mintty Log Off problem (now 1.7.16s)
Wed May 30 15:54:00 GMT 2012
On May 29 12:41, Harry G McGavran Jr wrote:
> On 05/29/12 12:31, Andy Koppe wrote:
> > On 29 May 2012 17:17, Harry G McGavran Jr wrote:
> >> Ryan Johnson wrote:
> >>> I routinely encounter mintty windows that don't close after
> >>> I exit the login shell they run (even though they contain no
> >>> visible child processes), but they can still be closed using
> >>> the big red "X" in the corner... your problem sounds like
> >>> something more sinister.
> >>> Ryan
> >> There is never an "X" to deal with here. One never know there is
> >> a problem until he does start->Log Off to log out of windows.
> >> I can normally close any/all mintty windows and then with various
> >> process explorers try to find a mintty process and never find any.
> >> Then when I log out of Windows, Windows claims it has to close
> >> mintty.exe. This was fixed once in a snapshot of 1.7.10, but
> >> has since returned with 1.7.15. In this incarnation it seems to
> >> occur whenever I've run a Cygwin X app from a mintty window.
> >> If I've signed on in Windows and never run a Cygwin X app it
> >> generally doesn't happen, but I can't be sure it never happens.
> >> Every time I've run a Cygwin X app though I can expect to see
> >> it after closing (apparently normally) all mintty windows and
> >> then log off of Windows.
> > Do I understand you correctly that you no longer have any mintty
> > windows open when this happens? That's puzzling indeed. Have you
> > looked at ye olde Big List Of Dodgy Applications?
> > http://cygwin.com/faq/faq.using.html#faq.using.bloda
> > Andy
> Yes, your understanding is correct. My bloda spectrum hasn't
> changed since 1.7.10 and is pretty well in hand. When the problem first
> appeared in 1.7.10 and I posted about it, a few days later I got a
> suggestion to try the latest 1.7.11s snapshot and see if that fixed it.
> It did, I haven't had the problem since until 1.7.15 and 1.7.16s.
> This isn't a show stopper, especially since in this incantation it
> doesn't happen all the time, however something isn't quite right...
> Interesting the Cygwin X apps aggravate the problem.
Can you try to find out which snapshot introduced the problem?
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