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Re: Mintty Log Off problem (now 1.7.16s)
- From: Harry G McGavran Jr <w5pny at w5pny dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 30 May 2012 14:16:03 -0600
- Subject: Re: Mintty Log Off problem (now 1.7.16s)
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- Reply-to: w5pny at w5pny dot com
>That's why I'm asking. If you could try to find out which snapshot
>fixed it and which snapshot broke it again, it would help to find the
This will take a little time since one has to log off to see the problem
and I have no idea which 1.7.10s was the starting point. Unfortunately,
the rest of this week, I won't have very much time to do many
iterations. I'll see if I can find where it started and post back,
but unless it's in the first few tries, it will likely be sometime
next week before I have the answer...
On 05/29/12 10:17, 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. One 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. This was fixed once in a snapshot of 1.7.10, but
> has since returned with 1.7.15. In 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.
Harry G. McGavran, Jr.
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