Rxvt vs. command.com as standard cygwin window

Axel Boldt axel@uni-paderborn.de
Fri Jun 29 12:31:00 GMT 2001

Randall R Schulz <rrschulz@cris.com> said:

Randall> I can see no reason to involve CMD or COMMAND or to use RUN
Randall> in the process of getting a Cygwin shell going. I don't know
Randall> if this is suitable under Windows 9x or ME, but for NT and
Randall> 2K, it works fine.

I use Windows 98, and without the command.com to start bash there
won't be any way to do cut and paste in the cygwin console window. If
I start rxvt without run, I'll get an ugly black terminal window which
immediately goes away and rxvt appears.


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