Resizeable xterms/rxvts

John Huddleston
Thu Mar 16 06:08:00 GMT 2000

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John Huddleston

----- Original Message -----
From: Keith Starsmeare <>
To: cygwin <>
Sent: Thursday, March 16, 2000 3:21 AM
Subject: Resizeable xterms/rxvts

> Has anyone managed to build an xterm or rxvt which resizes properly? The
> only xterms I've tried are hopeless; they're fixed to 80x25. The rxvts
> tried are a little better; they can be resized, but often things like vim
> don't get the size right until the window size is changed for some reason
> and if I rlogin from an rxvt then remote vim's rarely get the size right
> (although on some, but not most, unix systems using resize after I resize
> does correct the problem).
> Currently I use twm's and xon to get a remote xterm; sometimes I'd rather
> use rlogin (although I have to hit return twice once I've exited to end
> rlogin process).
> Keith
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