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From: Marco Atzeri <>
Subject: Re: new start method questions
Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2016 02:27:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
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On 10/06/2016 02:55, mathog wrote:
> On 09-Jun-2016 16:32, mathog wrote:
>> With an older version of Cygwin I had constructed a cut down
>> distribution which included only the minimum pieces needed to run X11.
>>  It was about 40Mb, installed.
> This approach is not working well at all for the current release.  Last
> time around I just tossed things into a folder to temporarily hide them,
> and by process of elimination winnowed it down to that small size.  This
> time there are many, many, MANY more dll's that are required for the
> server to start, at least  via this method:
> C:\cygwinX\bin\run.exe --quote /usr/bin/bash.exe -l -c "cd; exec
> /usr/bin/startxwin"
> For instance, cyggtk-x11-2.0.0.dll.  Take it out and the X11 server does
> not start.
> That dll, according to "ldd" has everything but the kitchen sink linked
> into it.  It isn't linked directly into the server though, it is needed
> for "xwin-xdg-menu.exe",
> an accessory program, which if removed from /usr/bin, also results in
> the server not starting.

look on

It is calling xwin-xdg-menu


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Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2016-06-09 23:32 mathog
2016-06-10  0:55 ` mathog
2016-06-10  2:27   ` Marco Atzeri [this message]
2016-06-10 17:05   ` mathog
2016-06-13 13:07     ` Jon Turney

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