two new -multiwindow bugs
Fri Mar 21 00:38:00 GMT 2003


If I login using xdm, yes, all windows get the title "Cygwin/XFree86 X rl", and you can't change it.

As with other posters, if I start a window (such as xterm or rxvt) locally (so not using xdm) specifying a title on the command line it works, but if I try and change the title after that it is ignored.

(Note that this is not an issue with knowing how to change the title in xterm - the same scenario works fine with other X terminal software.)

  - Ben Kelley.

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Raymond Kwong []
>Sent: Friday, 21 March 2003 10:56
>Subject: Re: two new -multiwindow bugs
>As I said in my earlier post, with XWin-4.2.0-20, xterm -T "my title"
>will set the xterm window title to "my title". With later versions,
>including XWin-4.2.0-28, xterm -T "any string" always produces the
>following window title:
>Cygwin/XFree86 X rl
>The title on the root window entry at the bottom shows "Cygwin/XFree86
>rl". Is this situation peculiar to me, or do others get these titles as
>Kensuke Matsuzaki wrote:
>XWin set window title when that window is shown,
>and never update.
>So -T option works, PROMPT_COMMAND doesn't work.
>Kensuke Matsuzaki

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