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Re: rxvt won't stay running
- From: cyg Simple <cygsimple at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 09:48:43 -0400
- Subject: Re: rxvt won't stay running
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- References: <20170622094542.GW1003@mrvideo.vidiot.com>
On 6/22/2017 5:45 AM, Mike Brown wrote:
> I've installed the latest (as of this writing) Cygwin base and a few other
You don't say if it was 32 or 64 bit. But ...
> I have a startup batch file on my XP box that I copied over to the new Win7
> box (modifying the HOME variable to match the new box).
> I also copied over the home directory from the XP box, so that I can get the
> .z* setup files and scripts that I have in my bin directory.
> But, when I run it, it just flashes and dies.
> Here is the contents:
> @echo off
> chdir C:\cygwin\bin
> set HOME=\cygwin\home\Brown
> rxvt -e /bin/zsh --login -i
> Any ideas why it is failing? Something you need me to look at? It isn't
> anything in the home files that I copied over from the XP box, because before
> I did that, I tried starting and it flashed and died.
Simply, it isn't supported any longer. Use mintty instead which should
have been installed if you actually used setup.exe to install Cygwin.
If not, start over and use it.
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