/usr/bin/xterm (was: Re: Various starting X problems)
Fri Apr 2 08:07:00 GMT 2004
On 1 Apr, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > I don't have time to fix this. I would appreciate it if someone else
> > would grab the -src package for X-start-menu-icons via setup.exe and
> > work on fixing it; I don't want a half-assed untested patch either, I
> > want one that has been thoroughly tested (you know, tough stuff like
> > clicking at least one of the tree classes of shortcuts: /usr/bin X
> > programs, /usr/X11R6/bin X programs, and /usr/X11R6/bin terminal
> > programs) since the sort of changes required may break the other links
> > that the scripts create (this is part of the Catch-22 I was talking about).
> I don't recall any discussion or a heads-up that xterm now resides in
> /usr/bin... Any particular reason for this decision?
I'm certainly interested to hear more. I got some ridicule dumped on me
(in my role of Cygwin evangelist) when I mentioned this to an old-time
Unix guy here.
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