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Re: Mintty Log Off problem (now 1.7.16s)
- From: Andy Koppe <andy dot koppe at gmail dot com>
- To: w5pny at w5pny dot com, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 29 May 2012 19:31:18 +0100
- Subject: Re: Mintty Log Off problem (now 1.7.16s)
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On 29 May 2012 17:17, Harry G McGavran Jr wrote:
> Ryan Johnson wrote:
>>I routinely encounter mintty windows that don't close after
>>I exit the login shell they run (even though they contain no
>>visible child processes), but they can still be closed using
>>the big red "X" in the corner... your problem sounds like
>>something more sinister.
> There is never an "X" to deal with here. ÂOne never know there is
> a problem until he does start->Log Off to log out of windows.
> I can normally close any/all mintty windows and then with various
> process explorers try to find a mintty process and never find any.
> Then when I log out of Windows, Windows claims it has to close
> mintty.exe. ÂThis was fixed once in a snapshot of 1.7.10, but
> has since returned with 1.7.15. ÂIn this incarnation it seems to
> occur whenever I've run a Cygwin X app from a mintty window.
> If I've signed on in Windows and never run a Cygwin X app it
> generally doesn't happen, but I can't be sure it never happens.
> Every time I've run a Cygwin X app though I can expect to see
> it after closing (apparently normally) all mintty windows and
> then log off of Windows.
Do I understand you correctly that you no longer have any mintty
windows open when this happens? That's puzzling indeed. Have you
looked at ye olde Big List Of Dodgy Applications?
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