abort: address space needed by 'cygXcursor-1.dll ... is already occupied

Andrey Repin anrdaemon@yandex.ru
Thu Sep 5 22:35:00 GMT 2013

Greetings, Septimus Stevens!

> Today I rebooted, started Cygwin, X and got FOUR terminals correctly
> with no error message.  Still, I would be happy to understand the
> previous error.

> On 9/4/13, Adam Dinwoodie <adam@dinwoodie.org> wrote:
>> Don't do that then. Dumping a binary file to terminal rarely ends well.

> :-)  But it was an accident!

cat'ing a binary file is a bad idea in general.

>> Did you try searching for the error message?

> Yes.

>> While we're at it, what is the error message?

> abort: address space needed by 'cygXcursor-1.dll ... is already occupied

> (That's not the complete message.  BTW, why doesn't copy/paste work
> in the main Cygwin window?)

Copy/paste works just fine, both in mintty and native console.
Probably, you need to clarify, what you mean by "main cygwin window", if you
need further help with it.

> Chen Qi wrote:
>> maybe you have install some packages recently but not yet running a
>> rebase command.

> No, I have installed no packages recently.  The only significant "change"
> I am aware of is the xterm that ending in a bad state 2 days ago as described.
> BTW, that was the "login" xterm.

Andrey Repin (anrdaemon@yandex.ru) 06.09.2013, <02:17>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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