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WinTerm Shell for Win32

                                    March 3rd, 1999

In the last few weeks, I've been able to successfully reinstall the Cygnus
utilities on my Win32/Win95 machine, and I now have all of the following
shells working properly:

MS-DOS Shell
Bourne Shell
BASH Shell
TCSH Shell
TCL Shell

My problem is that the NONE of these is as naturally friendly as the WinTerm
that I was accustomed to using on SGI IRIX and Sun Solaris.  In particular,
I'd like to set these shells up with CUT/PASTE/COPY operations, and be able
to configure simple X-Term properties like FONT, COLORS, and SCROLLBARS.

I do have an X-Server here(RWIN by WRQ), but I never really use it for
anything other than an occasionally rlogin or telnet.  Is there anyway that
I can use the X-Server with the shells above to in effect emulate a native
X-Term window with full functionality?

Any comments appreciated.


                                     David L. Painter
                                     ph: (559) 292-5366 * 3
                                     fax:(559) 292-0410
-----Original Message-----
From: Frank McIngvale <>
To: cygwin <>
Date: Wednesday, March 03, 1999 8:50 AM
Subject: windres.exe error?

>I'm getting what seems to be an out of memory error
>when running an .rc through windres, but I'm suspicious
>because of the huge allocation:
>windres.exe -i minimal.rc -o minimal_resources.o --include-dir \
>/usr/local/wx/include --define __WIN32__ --define __WIN95__ --define \
>[main] c:\cygnus\CYGWIN~1\H-I586~1\bin\windres.exe 1777 (0)
>commit_and_inc: VirtualAlloc failed
>windres.exe: Can not allocate 369098853 bytes after allocating 201318400
>make: *** [minimal_resources.o] Error 1
>An allocation of 370 Mb to compile an .rc file seems a bit
>excessive, doesn't it? I'll be glad to send the .rc file
>to whomever, I just didn't want to spam the list.
>This is under B20.1 with egcs 1.1.1. Did I miss an update
>to windres.exe somewhere?
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