perl debugger not working in xterm

Christopher Faylor
Wed Dec 22 22:00:00 GMT 2004

On Wed, Dec 22, 2004 at 01:51:04PM -0800, Tom Goetze wrote:
>Something very strange I discovered today, however, is that if I try to use
>the perl debugger like this:
>perl -d -e 0
>then the perl debugging prompt does not appear in the xterm window, but
>instead it appears (with mangled characters) in the cygwin terminal from
>which I ran "startx".
>2. The version of perl is the ActiveState one that I installed outside of
>cygwin, but that gets picked up from my Windows user's PATH.
>In particular, 
>$ which perl
>Anything jump out as a potential problem for me (or a quick fix)?

Use cygwin's perl?  ActiveState perl obviously doesn't understand cygwin's


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