Used both Xming and Cygwin. IBM claimed :
" Unfortunately after speaking with the development team, I was told that this method of running ClearQuest is ultimately unsupported. While using X Windows (from either the Windows through XMing or cygwin machine or Unix through X Windows) may work in some situations, if the product is needed to be run on a Windows machine then the Eclipse client for this OS should be used. This is actually an eclipse related requirement with regards to Windows. The Linux/Unix builds of eclipse are inherently different from Windows. This is likely the reason why it is functional when exporting to Linux machines (which are natively simlar to Unix). The way in which Windows renders graphical objects and fires operations is
very different and cannot be expected to be completely functional when being run inside of a cross platform remote connection. Graphical operations are much more complex and should be installed on the proper platform. "
I know it is working fine to Linux, so that's why I want to give them an easy option to use it (when we upgrade)
From: Ivan Griffin [mailto:ivan at skynet.ie]
Sent: Thursday, October 07, 2010 5:19 PM
To: Brian O'Mahony
Cc: ilug at linux.ie
Subject: RE: [ILUG] Small Distro to use as an X server
On Thu, 7 Oct 2010, Brian O'Mahony wrote:
>> It works to RHEL, SUSE, and Solaris x86. It doesn't work to windows. The GUI pops up but no menu is usable. Clicking does nothing.
>> We opened a PMR with IBM and after three weeks they came back and said it was unsupported. This is with the 7.1.1 version. I know for a fact 7.0.1 works fine as I have it running on other AIX boxes.
>> IBM just didn't want to know.
>> Ive just downloaded and put tinycore in a VM. However it doesn't have xhost, only xauth. Which would require them to generate cookies every time (and tbh these users would probably not know how to do it).
>> Ill see if there are any packages for it that would make it easier.
Weird. I've heard of keyboard problems with AIX and XMing previously,
but never of mouse related issues.
Have you tried Cygwin-X? http://x.cygwin.com/
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