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Re: [Mingw-msys] Re: mingw on x64, workaround




I would love to have an MSYS that works on Vista 64-bit.  Might I be
directed to where I can download one that is supposed to work?

Regards
Chris Saunders

-----Original Message-----
From: eldonantonio [mailto:nabble@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: September-26-08 2:26 AM
To: mingw-msys@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [Mingw-msys] Vista users: please test the new MSYS snapshot


This conversation was interesting before it was hijacked. I'm having the
same
exact issue, with MSYS 1.0.11, and it's extremely frustrating. Any help
running rxvt on Vista64 would be greatly appreciated.



Cesar Strauss-2 wrote:
> 
> Allan Dee wrote:
>> Cesar Strauss <cestrauss@...> writes:
>> 
>>> Allan Dee wrote:
>>>> Cesar Strauss <cestrauss@...> writes:
>>>>
>>>>> Could you try replacing your msys.bat file with the following one:
>>>> That's the one I've been using.
>>>>
>>> Could you try this:
>>>
>>> 1) Copy you MSYS shortcut to "MSYS Console" and add the --norxvt option
>>> to the command-line.
>>> 2) Run this shortcut, you should see an Windows Console appear, running
>>> the MSYS shell.
>> 
>> Here we go, note that I've renamed my ~/.bash_profile while trying to
>> make this work.
>> 
> 
> Thanks, this was helpful.
> 
> I can't see anything obviously wrong with your setup, other than rxvt 
> doesn't work...
> 
> I uploaded a debug version of the MSYS runtime DLL, could you try it, 
> temporarily?
> 
> 1) Download
> http://downloads.sourceforge.net/mingw/MSYS-1.0.11-20071204-debug.tar.bz2
> 2) Make a backup copy of your msys-1.0.dll file.
> 3) Unpack the files over your MSYS installation.
> 4) Run: strace rxvt > strace.txt
> 5) Send me the strace.txt file.
> 
> Regards,
> Cesar
> 
> 
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