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From: Ken Brown <>
Subject: Re: Cygwin/x doesn't work on windows 8
Date: Fri, 05 Jul 2013 11:39:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
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On 7/4/2013 8:45 PM, Anton Malykh wrote:
> Hi all,
> I apologize if this bug is already known.
> I have two fresh windows 8 machines. Looks like cygwin/x doesn't work
> on either of them with similar symptoms.
> The installation went fine. "xwin" command seems to work as expected.
> But when I try to right click on X icon in tray -> Applications ->
> xterm (or emacs/xload) - nothing happens. In the terminal I'm getting:
>>        0 [main] xwin 1880 child_info_fork::abort: C:\cygwin\bin\cygXdmcp-6.dll: Loaded to different address: parent(0x340000) != child(0x2C0000)
>> fork() to run command failed

See .

> I attach my cygcheck and xwin log files.

Your cygcheck output shows that you don't have emacs installed, so you 
won't be able to start it from the X icon.  But that's not related to 
your fork failure.


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Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-07-05  0:45 Anton Malykh
2013-07-05 11:39 ` Ken Brown [this message]
2013-07-05 13:14 ` J. David Boyd

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