[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: xorg-server-1.19.0-1 (TEST)

Tim Prince n8tm@aol.com
Fri Nov 18 19:21:00 GMT 2016

On 11/18/2016 10:31 AM, Jon Turney wrote:
> The following packages have been updated in the Cygwin distribution:
> *** xorg-server-*1.19.0-1
I still haven't learned how to make it start on Win8.1 or 10:

$ startxwin

Welcome to the XWin X Server
Vendor: The Cygwin/X Project
OS: CYGWIN_NT-6.3 Timlaptop 2.6.0(0.304/5/3) 2016-08-31 14:32 x86_64
OS: Windows 8.1  [Windows NT 6.3 build 9600] (Win64)
Package: version 1.19.0-1 built 2016-11-17

XWin was started with the following command line:

/usr/bin/XWin :0 -multiwindow -auth /home/Tim/.serverauth.3028

(II) xorg.conf is not supported
(II) See http://x.cygwin.com/docs/faq/cygwin-x-faq.html for more information
LoadPreferences: /home/Tim/.XWinrc not found
LoadPreferences: /etc/X11/system.XWinrc not found
LoadPreferences: See "man XWinrc" to customize the XWin menu.
LoadPreferences: Loading built-in default
winDetectSupportedEngines - RemoteSession: no
winDetectSupportedEngines - DirectDraw4 installed, allowing ShadowDDNL
winDetectSupportedEngines - Returning, supported engines 00000005
winSetEngine - Multi Window or Rootless => ShadowGDI
winScreenInit - Using Windows display depth of 32 bits per pixel
winAllocateFBShadowGDI - Creating DIB with width: 1920 height: 1080
depth: 32
winFinishScreenInitFB - Masks: 00ff0000 0000ff00 000000ff
winInitVisualsShadowGDI - Masks 00ff0000 0000ff00 000000ff BPRGB 8 d 24
bpp 32
MIT-SHM extension disabled due to lack of kernel support
XFree86-Bigfont extension local-client optimization disabled due to lack
of shared memory support in the kernel
glWinSelectGLimplementation: Loaded 'cygnativeGLthunk.dll'
(II) AIGLX: Testing pixelFormatIndex 1
GL_VERSION:     4.3.0 - Build
GL_VENDOR:      Intel
GL_RENDERER:    Intel(R) HD Graphics 4400
(II) GLX: enabled GLX_SGI_make_current_read
(II) GLX: enabled GLX_SGI_swap_control
(II) GLX: enabled GLX_MESA_swap_control
(II) GLX: enabled GLX_SGIX_pbuffer
(II) GLX: enabled GLX_ARB_multisample
(II) GLX: enabled GLX_SGIS_multisample
(II) GLX: enabled GLX_ARB_fbconfig_float
(II) GLX: enabled GLX_EXT_fbconfig_packed_float
(II) GLX: enabled GLX_ARB_create_context
(II) GLX: enabled GLX_ARB_create_context_profile
(II) GLX: enabled GLX_ARB_create_context_robustness
(II) GLX: enabled GLX_EXT_create_context_es2_profile
(II) GLX: enabled GLX_ARB_framebuffer_sRGB
(II) AIGLX: enabled GLX_MESA_copy_sub_buffer
(II) 80 pixel formats reported by wglGetPixelFormatAttribivARB
(II) 44 fbConfigs
(II) ignored pixel formats: 0 not OpenGL, 0 unknown pixel type, 36
(II) GLX: Initialized Win32 native WGL GL provider for screen 0
winPointerWarpCursor - Discarding first warp: 960 540
(--) 3 mouse buttons found
(--) Setting autorepeat to delay=500, rate=31
(--) Windows keyboard layout: "00000409" (00000409) "US", type 4
(--) Found matching XKB configuration "English (USA)"
(--) Model = "pc105" Layout = "us" Variant = "none" Options = "none"
Rules = "base" Model = "pc105" Layout = "us" Variant = "none" Options =
winInitMultiWindowWM - DISPLAY=:0.0
winMultiWindowXMsgProc - DISPLAY=:0.0
winInitMultiWindowWM - xcb_connect () returned and successfully opened
the display.
winProcEstablishConnection - winInitClipboard returned.
winClipboardThreadProc - DISPLAY=:0.0
winMultiWindowXMsgProc - xcb_connect() returned and successfully opened
the display.
Using Composite redirection
OS maintains clipboard viewer chain: yes
winClipboardProc - XOpenDisplay () returned and successfully opened the


But I don't see it opening an X display, and the taskbar icon disappears
after a few seconds.  May be missing the important user advice.

--0r 1
Tim Prince

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