wine and msys rxvt.exe

Phil Krylov phil.krylov at
Mon Feb 26 00:40:38 CST 2007

On 26/02/07, Dmitry Timoshkov <dmitry at> wrote:
> "Wesley Parish" <wes.parish at> wrote:
> > failed to load libX11.dll
> Looks like rxvt.exe is linked to an MSys provided X11 libraries
> that require a Windows X11 sever to be present and running. That's
> a sort of layer on layer and I don't think that there is someone
> who wants to make this configuration work.

AFAIR MSys's rxvt.exe uses libW11.dll, which implements Xlib API on
top of Win32 USER/GDI (no extra X server). However, it could be still
difficult (probably because of API name clashes?)
Not sure why the message is about libX11.dll - probably it sees
$DISPLAY and tries to use real X?

-- Ph.

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