Cannot Execute urxvt after upgrade

Larry Hall (Cygwin) reply-to-list-only-lh@cygwin.com
Thu Jul 19 20:31:00 GMT 2012


On 7/19/2012 4:15 PM, Aaron Schneider wrote:
> On 19/07/2012 22:00, K Stahl wrote:
>>> urxvt depends on cygperl5_10.dll, which was removed in the upgrade to
>>> perl 5.14.  Either urxvt needs to be rebuilt, or the old perl 5.10
>>> libraries need to be restored for a bit longer.
>>
>> Knowing that there are numerous dependencies on the perl upgrade,
>> could we get someone to update the urxvt package?
>>
>
> I couldn't find any version of urxvt on cygwin's release mirror, so, no
> packages to start from.

<http://cygwin.com/cgi-bin2/package-grep.cgi?grep=urxvt>

> Furthermore, for what you are looking for, isn't
> rxvt pretty much the same?
>
> http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2009-05/msg00078.html

Pretty much, minus the unicode support and some other niceties mentioned
in the message you quoted above.  Of course, stepping back to rxvt puts you
in the realm of dead code.  So if bit-rot is OK with you... ;-)

-- 
Larry

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