Yaakov Selkowitz | 9 Feb 03:56 2015

[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: packages rebuilt for libpng16, tiff-4

The following packages have been updated for libpng16 and/or tiff-4:

* cairo-1.12.18-2
* djvulibre-3.5.25.3-2
* fontconfig-2.11.1-2
* graphviz-2.38.0-3
* imlib-1.9.15-15
* imlib2-1.4.6-1
* libwebp-0.4.2-1
* motif-2.3.4-3
* netpbm-10.66.02-2
* openjpeg-1.5.2-2
* perl-Tk-804.031-1
* poppler-0.26.5-2
* qrencode-3.4.4-1
* qt3-3.3.8b-15
* qt4-4.8.6-4
* qt5-base-5.3.2-3
* sox-14.4.1-1
* tumbler-0.1.30-2
* webkitgtk-2.0.4-2
* xcursorgen-1.0.6-2

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Yaakov Selkowitz | 9 Feb 01:55 2015

[ANNOUNCEMENT] New/updated: GNOME 3.14

The following packages, and their subpackages, have been added to or
updated in the Cygwin distribution:

* activity-log-manager-0.9.7-1
* adwaita-icon-theme-3.14.1-1
* alacarte-3.11.91-1
* anjuta-3.14.1-2
* appdata-tools-0.1.8-1
* appstream-glib-0.2.8-1
* at-spi2-atk-2.14.1-1
* at-spi2-core-2.14.1-1
* atk1.0-2.14.0-1
* baobab-3.14.1-1
* caribou-0.4.16-1
* clutter-gtk0.10-0.10.8-9
* clutter-gtk1.0-1.6.0-1
* clutter1.0-1.20.0-1
* cogl-1.18.2-1
* dbus-glib-0.102-1
* dconf-0.22.0-1
* devhelp-3.8.2-2
* eog-3.14.3-1
* eog-plugins-3.14.1-1
* epiphany-3.8.2-2
* evince-3.14.1-1
* evolution-3.12.10-1
* evolution-data-server-3.12.10-1
* evolution-ews-3.12.10-1
* farstream0.2-0.2.6-1
* file-roller-3.14.2-1
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Yaakov Selkowitz | 9 Feb 01:55 2015

[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: MATE components for GTK+/GNOME 3.14

The following packages have been updated in the Cygwin distribution:

* caja-actions-1.7.1-1
* faience-icon-theme-0.5-1
* marco-1.8.2-2
* mate-applets-1.8.1-2
* mate-notification-daemon-1.8.1-1
* mate-session-manager-1.8.1-5
* mate-system-monitor-1.8.0-3
* mate-themes-1.9.3-1
* mate-themes-extras-3.14.4-1
* mate-utils-1.8.1-2

These updates include compatibility fixes for GTK+ 3.14 and libgtop
2.30.

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Yaakov Selkowitz | 9 Feb 01:54 2015

[ANNOUNCEMENT] New: IBus

The following packages, and their subpackages, have been added to the
Cygwin distribution:

* anthy-9100h-2
* eekboard-1.0.8-1
* kasumi-2.5-2
* ibus-1.5.4-1
* ibus-anthy-1.5.4-1
* ibus-chewing-1.4.3-1
* ibus-gucharmap-1.4.0-2
* ibus-handwrite-2.1.4-2
* ibus-hangul-1.4.2-1
* ibus-input-pad-1.4.0-2
* ibus-m17n-1.3.4-2
* ibus-pinyin-1.5.0-2
* ibus-qt-1.3.2-1
* ibus-skk-1.4.1-2
* ibus-unikey-0.6.1-2
* ibus-xkb-1.4.99.20120525-1
* input-pad-1.0.2-1
* libchewing-0.3.5-1
* libhangul-0.1.0-1
* libskk-1.0.1-1
* m17n-contrib-1.1.14-1
* m17n-db-1.6.4-1
* m17n-lib-1.6.4-1
* pyzy-0.1.0-2
* zinnia-0.06-5
* zinnia-tomoe-0.6.0_20080911-1

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Yaakov Selkowitz | 9 Feb 01:43 2015

[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: xinit-1.3.4-4

The following package has been updated in the Cygwin distribution:

* xinit-1.3.4-4

xinit contains commands used for starting X sessions.

This release includes the following changes:

* ~/.startxwinrc files which are not executable are warned about and
skipped by startxwin.

* Fixes for gnome-keyring-daemon and evolution-alarm-notify in the
default startxwinrc.

* The Xsession script will read /usr/share/xsessions/$NAME.desktop, if
present, when passed NAME as an argument.

* Avoid collisions with the Start Menu shortcuts if both 32-bit and
64-bit Cygwin are installed.

* Silences the harmless XFree86_VT warning.

* Add a profile.d for the fish shell.

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David Stacey | 5 Feb 00:20 2015
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Cannot run Qt5 applications.

I'm having difficulty running any Qt5 application. These are the 
commands I'm issuing:

     XWin -multiwindow &
     export DISPLAY=:0.0
     xclock &

and I see the clock, so X is up and running. Then:

     /usr/lib/qt5/examples/gui/analogclock/analogclock
     QXcbConnection: XCB error: 145 (Unknown), sequence: 162, resource 
id: 0, major c
     ode: 140 (Unknown), minor code: 20
     Bad system call (core dumped)

and no clock.

I've tried compiling a really trivial Qt5 example (attached):

     g++ -I/usr/include/qt5 -I/usr/include/qt5/QtWidgets 
-I/usr/include/qt5/QtGui \
     -o qt5-demo qt5-demo.cpp -lQt5Widgets -lQt5Core

And then running ./qt5-demo gives:

     QObject::connect: signal not found in QPushButton
     QObject::connect: signal not found in QWidget
     QObject::connect: signal not found in QWidget
     QXcbConnection: XCB error: 145 (Unknown), sequence: 162, resource 
id: 0, major
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mjmv | 3 Feb 04:43 2015

Cygwin, Python Anaconda 32-bit, Google Cloud SDK: Issues with Python functionality inside of Cygwi

Hello, 

I am new to Cygwin, and am not sure what to make of my current issue regarding Python and, ultimately, Google
Cloud's SDK and bdutl package, required for me to deploy a Hortonworks platform Hadoop/Apache toolkit
NoSQL db et al.
When I went to install Cygwin, I did not see an option for Python 2.7, which is what the GC SDK requires (more
specifically, 2.7 32-bit).  As such, I installed an Anaconda distro version.  After fighting with Cygwin
to use this install as my Python of choice for Cygwin applications (I ended up actually having to delete
from my environmental variables reference to the native 64-bit version I usually use, as modifications
to the $PATH did not change anything), I am left with a half-functional version of Python, and
non-functional GC SDK.

Pasted below are snippets from my terminal sessions.  If anyone can make sense of this, and point me in the
direction of resolving the issue(s), I will be very greatful.

Mersee 

--FIRST, MAKE SURE PYTHONPATH IS CORRECT
MJ <at> Speed_rAcer ~
$ which python
/cygdrive/c/Users/MJ/Anaconda/python

--NEXT SHOW THAT I AM IN THE CYGWIN HOME DIR
MJ <at> Speed_rAcer ~
$ pwd
/cygdrive/c/Users/MJ/home

--NEXT TEST A PYTHON SCRIPT
MJ <at> Speed_rAcer ~
$ python test.py
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Jim Garrison | 3 Feb 01:52 2015
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startxwin failing after most recent updates

I updated Cygwin (which pulled in a bunch of Cygwin-X updates) and
now startxwin no longer works.  According to the log (below) it starts
the XServer successfully but then shuts down.

My .startxwinrc is an empty (zero-length) file to prevent automatic
launching of the default clients, which I don't need.

The log output is

------------------------------------------------------------------
Welcome to the XWin X Server
Vendor: The Cygwin/X Project
Release: 1.16.3.0
OS: CYGWIN_NT-6.1-WOW64 home 1.7.33-2(0.280/5/3) 2014-11-13 15:45 i686
OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 [Windows NT 6.1 build 7601] (WoW64)
Package: version 1.16.3-1 built 2014-12-30

XWin was started with the following command line:

/usr/bin/XWin :0 -multiwindow -nolisten tcp -auth
 /home/jim/.serverauth.15196

(II) xorg.conf is not supported
(II) See http://x.cygwin.com/docs/faq/cygwin-x-faq.html for more information
LoadPreferences: /home/jim/.XWinrc not found
LoadPreferences: Loading /etc/X11/system.XWinrc
LoadPreferences: Done parsing the configuration file...
winDetectSupportedEngines - DirectDraw4 installed, allowing ShadowDDNL
winDetectSupportedEngines - Returning, supported engines 00000015
winSetEngine - Multi Window or Rootless => ShadowGDI
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Maarten Hoes | 17 Jan 12:49 2015
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Cygwin/X XDMCP Issue

Hi,

Im having some issues when running Cygwin/X in combination with XDMCP. 
Opening a cygwin prompt and running 'startx' works as expected. When I 
try to connect to my remote Linux system with the command 'xwin -query 
192.168.178.22' (or with the 'XLaunch' program and choose XDMCP) the 
screen stays black. I get the impression that I do get an connection, 
but that there is a display problem. When I try to close the blacked out 
Window, I get the message 'Exiting will close all screens on this 
display. There are currently 6 clients connected. Proceed with the 
shutdown of this display/server ?'

When i specify 'xwin -retro -query 192.168.178.22', the cursor appears 
and the screen gets gray-ish, but mouse clicking has no effect.

Setting 'xwin -engine 16 -query 192.168.178.22' results in a blue 
background and an error: 'Failed asserion key -> size == 0 at line 147 
of file

/qip/cygport-git/x-org-server/x-org-server-1.16.3-1.x86_64/src/xserver-cygwin-1.16.3-1/include/privates.h 
in function dixSetPrivate' and a core dump.

Any and all ideas are more than welcome, as I have no idea whats going 
on here.

This is the output of the 'xwin -query 192.168.178.22' command :

$ xwin -query 192.168.178.22
Welcome to the XWin X Server
Vendor: The Cygwin/X Project
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Ben | 8 Jan 18:13 2015
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Q: What is the correct configuration for client and server when using '-nolisten'?

Due to the recent changes to Xorg et al., I've had two major breakages; one
with the update to `xinit` which now requires a `.startxwinrc`, and one
this week with the update to `xorg-server`.
I managed to work around the first breakage, but the second has required me
to roll back to the previous packages for both.
The issue I'm having is that, in spite of Doing It Right (`ssh -f -Y
user <at> remote_host xterm`), I'm now getting `connect /tmp/.X11-unix/X0:
Connection refused` when trying to connect to my servers (which are also
now, and always have been, running with `-nolisten tcp`).
To be explicit; rolling `xinit` back to 1.3.4-1 and `xorg-server` back to
1.16.3-1 fixed this immediately with no other changes, although I suspect
that the `xinit` downgrade may not be necessary.
What am I doing wrong?

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Laurens Blankers | 5 Jan 12:46 2015

Suggestion for improving xinit 1.3.4

Hi,

As requested [1] a separate thread for suggesting improvements to xinit,
in order to solve some of the issues people have been having since the
release of 1.3.4-1 [2].

1. Handling of empty .startxwinrc
Given the new behaviour of startxwin having an empty is never a correct
configuration. It would be really nice if startxwin could check for a
zero length .startxwinrc and in that case just start the X server
without any programs, as it used to do in 1.3.2-1. This would solve a
problem reported several times [3, 4] and also solve the problem of
having an icon on the task bar for 'sleep inf' [5].

2. Adding a hint about 'sleep inf' to the FAQ
Not everyone reads the release notes, most people, when running into
problems will read the FAQ first. How about adding an entry similar to
this one:

Q: startxwin exits immediately on start-up without error
A: ~/.startxwinrc must be executable and block or else X server will
exist, adding a 'sleep inf' to the end of the file should help, also see [2]

3. Adding 'listen' option to the FAQ
Consider adding something similar:

Q: X server is no longer accepting client connections, how come?
A: For security reasons, by default the X server no longer listen for
tcp connections, if you really want this add '-listen' to the start-up
parameters.
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