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Re: cygwin/xfree86/emacs problems after upgrading


From: Jari Aalto+mail.linux
Subject: Re: cygwin/xfree86/emacs problems after upgrading
Date: Sun, 08 Feb 2004 11:02:31 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110002 (No Gnus v0.2) Emacs/21.3 (windows-nt) (i386-msvc-nt5.0.2195)

* Tue 2004-02-03 Thomas L Roche <tlroche <AT> us.ibm.com> gnu.emacs.help
* <http://groups.google.com/groups?oi=djq&address@hidden>
| 
| [Cygwin]
| $ emacs --debug-init &
| $ start XWin -multiwindow -clipboard -emulate3buttons
| 
| I typically run 2 emacs windows (second created with C-x 5 b) and 
| 1 xterm, all of which usually overlap ... until the emacs windows
| disappear, apparently randomly, although lately I'm convinced that 
| emacs crashes are more likely when I'm either resizing or 
| minimizing its windows. I've so far run 2 cygwin sessions today,
| once at home (with access to shared drives via a VPN) and once at
| work (directly on ethernet), and the xterm traces have been:

You're not alone. Windowed version of Emacs doesn't work under latest
Cygwin/Xfree. It either core dumps or Emacs just kills itself by
removing all frames from the display.

Perhaps Cygwin Emacs maintainer have ideas. I've CC'd him.

Jari


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