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From: (J. David Boyd)
Subject: Re: Cygwin/x doesn't work on windows 8
Date: Fri, 05 Jul 2013 13:14:00 -0000	[thread overview]
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Anton Malykh <> writes:

> 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
> I attach my cygcheck and xwin log files. Please let me know if any
> additional information is needed.
> Thanks!
> Tony

Whenever I get that I need to rebase everything.  A little involved, but not
too complicated.

Google for something like "cygwin rebaseall" and you should find out what you
need to do.

I'd dig into more detail, but I'm at work right now...

Good luck,


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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
2013-07-05 13:14 ` J. David Boyd [this message]

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