Emacs doesn't start from icon after update to 1.7.25

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Sun Sep 22 15:56:00 GMT 2013

On 9/21/2013 8:42 PM, KARR, DAVID wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From:  On Behalf Of
>> Ken Brown
>> On 9/20/2013 7:26 PM, KARR, DAVID wrote:
>>> Today I updated 1.7.25.  I was a handful of minor releases behind at the
>> time.
>>> After the update, I can't start Emacs from the icon anymore.  The shortcut
>> command I have for it is the following:
>>>       C:\Cygwin\bin\run.exe -p /usr/bin bash -l -i -c "emacs -display
>> --debug-init"
>> I don't think this has anything to do with emacs.  There have been
>> several reports of problems with run-1.3.0-1.  Try downgrading to the
>> previous version of run, or switch to run2.
> I first tried just changing the command line to "run2".  No change.

run2 is not a drop-in replacement for run.  If you want to use it, you 
have to install the run2 package and read the documentation.  Or you 
could run the script /usr/bin/make-emacs-shortcut, which creates a 
shortcut that uses run2.


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