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RE: 1.1.3: Problem launching rxvt
- From: David dot Rosenberg at ubsw dot com
- To: <maxb at ukf dot net>, <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2002 14:37:40 +0100
- Subject: RE: 1.1.3: Problem launching rxvt
Thank you very much for the advice it's now working fine
PS will it be possible to refer me to documentation relating to rxvt - I would like to increase the size of the window buffer to enable me scrolling back further than I can do by default - thanks
From: Max Bowsher [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: 05 September 2002 14:10
To: Rosenberg, David; firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Re: 1.1.3: Problem launching rxvt
> Thanks for your prompt reply.
No problem - but please keep replies on list. That way, they will be in the
archives, and may prove helpful to others later.
> The DISPLAY environment variable was set on my machine to :0.0 - I
> have removed the variable and rebooted the PC
OK. If, for any reason, you find that you need this set, you can invoke rxvt as
'rxvt -d :0' to override the env-var.
> I am trying to launch rxvt from a DOS command window, and now I am
> not getting the error message but the terminal window seem to come up
> and disappear immediately (actually just flickers)
It sounds like the shell program that rxvt is launching is dieing immedietely.
The env-var to look at is SHELL, and the command line override is 'rxvt -e
/bin/bash' (and you probably want to make that 'rxvt -e /bin/bash --login -i' to
make sure your startup files are processed.
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