Cygwin/X XWinrc menu no longer launches after recent updates

Henry S. Thompson ht@inf.ed.ac.uk
Wed Mar 4 19:05:00 GMT 2020


Brian Inglis writes:

> On 2020-03-03 15:02, Henry S. Thompson wrote:
>> cygcheck output attached, just in case...
>> 
>> Per previous message, had to interrupt id, which was hanging, which
>> produced
>> 
>>   garbled output from "id" command - no uid= found

And yes, I inadvertently left out the 'cmd' line in the previous message.

> ...
> that can be affected by {HKLM,HKCU}/Software/Microsoft/Command Processor/
> registry entries e.g.:
>
> $ regtool list -v /proc/registry/HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SOFTWARE/Microsoft/Command\ Processor 
> ...
> $ regtool list -v /proc/registry/HKEY_CURRENT_USER/SOFTWARE/Microsoft/Command\ Processor/
> Autorun (REG_EXPAND_SZ) = "@chcp 65001 >nul"
> ...
> runs chcp 65001 at cmd startup, but could also do much more and different.

Thanks, but mine are the same as yours, except _no_ Autorun in either
case, so I don't _think_ that's a possible source of the problem...

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