Batchmode limitation

Bruce Stephens
Wed Sep 13 09:19:00 GMT 2000

Syd Polk <> writes:

> This is a long-standing problem with Source-Navigator. We are doing
> our best to make the different pieces of Source-Navigator loadable
> into the standard Tcl shells, tclsh and wish. Until then, we require
> a DISPLAY variable.
> There are some dummy DISPLAY servers out there. I don't know much
> about them, however.

An easy one to use (if you have it---XFree86 includes it, for example)
is Xvfb:

        % Xvfb :1 &
        % DISPLAY=:1 xclock &
        % ...

Bruce Stephens
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