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RE: rxvt and command prompt
- From: Steve Jorgensen <jorgens at coho dot net>
- To: "cygwin at cygwin dot Com (E-mail)" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Sun, 23 Dec 2001 03:05:23 -0800
- Subject: RE: rxvt and command prompt
- Reply-to: "jorgens at coho dot net" <jorgens at coho dot net>
I haven't tried to use rxvt for a while, but last time I did, I was having
problems with it always being one line behind on output. I would see all
the output eventually, but not until the following line was printed. Could
this be the same issue?
On Sunday, December 23, 2001 1:57 AM, Robert White
> I have a problem using rxvt on the Windows 98 platform. I use rxvt over
> the command prompt because it gives me a useful scrollback facility.
> I do a lot of database administration on SYBASE and Microsoft servers,
> and these come bundled with a utility called isql.
> The problem I have is in the way this application works with rxvt.
> Usually when you open an isql session you get a prompt like
> However on rxvt, this is not the case, you get nothing. Although if you
> run a command the results are returned, but without the prompt again.
> This is not due to the cygwin environment, because if I run cygwin in a
> command shell, isql works fine.
> I have heard from a tools developer that isql returns 2 streams, a
> message and a result stream, so I figure this must be in someway
> connected to the way command shell and rxvt handle standard error, or
> something like that in a different manner. I tried running isql with the
> 2>&1 redirective but to no avail.
> I know this must make little sense to people not familiar with the
> tools, but I was kind of hoping there would be someone who happened to
> have used isql on this list.
> Thanks as always in advance for any help, and happy holidays.
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