[ncurses] strange characters with rxvt
Wed May 2 16:07:00 GMT 2007
> -----Original Message-----
> From: On Behalf
> Of Pavel Tsekov
> Sent: Wednesday, May 02, 2007 10:43 AM
> Cc: Didier BRETIN;
> Subject: RE: [ncurses] strange characters with rxvt
> On Wed, 2 May 2007, Jeff Hawk wrote:
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: On Behalf
> >> Of Didier BRETIN
> >> Sent: Wednesday, May 02, 2007 5:00 AM
> >> To: Cygwin at Cygwin dot com
> >> Subject: [ncurses] strange characters with rxvt
> >> Hi,
> >> I have installed ncurses and ncurses-demo on an XP box. I launch the
> >> demo in a cmd window and in a rxvt. I have strange characters in the
> >> rxvt, as you can see at
> >> http://img143.imageshack.us/my.php?image=ncursesrxvtiu6.jpg
> >> I use rxvt without X.
> >> Did I miss something in the configuration of rxvt ?
> > From the rxvt website:
> > rxvt is a colour vt102 terminal emulator intended as an xterm(1)
> replacement for users who do not require features such as Tektronix 4014
> emulation and toolkit-style configurability. As a result, rxvt uses much
> less swap space.
> > Therefore, rxvt is intended for X.
> > As you are running it, it does not support the line drawing character
> This is not true. Please, take a look here:
I don't know what you're trying to tell me with this, but rxvt is an XTERM replacement and is therefore intended to run under X.
> 1) Basically you need to get the following font:
> 2) Set the TERM environment variable to rxvt-cygwin-native
> 3) Run rxvt like this:
> rxvt -fn "Lucida ConsoleP-14" other-options-here
When I tried this from a CMD window, rxvt still started under X.
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