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Re: xinit is ignoring -displayfd option

On 9/6/2017 1:44 AM, Matt D. wrote:
> I'm not sure at what release this bug appeared as my .display already
> existed with the value '0' which masked the problem. When I ran xinit on
> a system without a .display already present caused some of my scripts to
> fail as this file is no longer created due to the wrong fd being used.
> Here is the output of xinit:
> https://pastebin.com/raw/HJB9WGk7

I assume you want to point out the creation of "/home/.display" from the
xinit redirect.  You should have just said so.  You could have also just
pasted the contents of the output in the email instead of putting it in

$xinit -- -multiplemonitors -multiwindow -clipboard -noprimary -dpi 96
-nolisten tcp -displayfd 3 3>"/home/.display"

Welcome to the XWin X Server
Vendor: The Cygwin/X Project
OS: CYGWIN_NT-10.0-WOW DESKTOP-937VVAM 2.8.2(0.313/5/3) 2017-07-12 10:53
OS: Windows 10  [Windows NT 10.0 build 15063] (WoW64)
Package: version 1.19.2-1 built 2017-03-09

XWin was started with the following command line:

X -multiplemonitors -multiwindow -clipboard -noprimary -dpi 96
 -nolisten tcp -displayfd 5

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