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From: Jon TURNEY <>
Subject: Re: xterm title setting breaks when upgrading from 32-bit to 64-bit cygwin
Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2013 17:29:00 -0000	[thread overview]
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On 01/08/2013 01:55, Jeremy Elson wrote:
> I recently upgraded from the 32-bit to the 64-bit build of Cygwin
> 1.7.22 on Windows 8 x64. For the most part, everything works
> identically (except faster!). But I have noticed one problem: xterm no
> longer seems to respond to the magic escape codes that change its
> title. My shell uses this to update the title to reflect the current
> hostname and working directory, but after the upgrade all my xterms
> just have the same title: "tcsh".
> I haven't seen any mention of this bug on the mailing lists. Is anyone
> else experiencing this problem?

Thanks for pointing out this problem.

It seems that x86_64 X server has a bug that meant that no window could change
it's title after it started.

I've uploaded a snapshot at [1]. Perhaps you could try that and see if it
improves things for you?


Volunteer Cygwin/X X Server maintainer

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Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-08-01  0:55 Jeremy Elson
2013-08-01 17:29 ` Jon TURNEY [this message]
2013-08-01 18:51   ` Jeremy Elson

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