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From: Jeremy Elson <>
To: cygwin-xfree <>
Subject: Re: xterm title setting breaks when upgrading from 32-bit to 64-bit cygwin
Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2013 18:51:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
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On Thu, Aug 1, 2013 at 10:28 AM, Jon TURNEY <> wrote:
> 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?
> [1]

Thanks for the very fast followup - yes, using the XWin binary below, my xterm
can now set its title correctly!

Thanks again, and regards,

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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
2013-08-01 18:51   ` Jeremy Elson [this message]

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