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Re: rxvt won't stay running




On 6/22/2017 5:45 AM, Mike Brown wrote:
> I've installed the latest (as of this writing) Cygwin base and a few other
> packages.
> 

You don't say if it was 32 or 64 bit. But ...

> I have a startup batch file on my XP box that I copied over to the new Win7
> box (modifying the HOME variable to match the new box).
> 
> I also copied over the home directory from the XP box, so that I can get the
> .z* setup files and scripts that I have in my bin directory.
> 
> But, when I run it, it just flashes and dies.
> 
> Here is the contents:
> ==========
> @echo off
> 
> 
> C:
> chdir C:\cygwin\bin
> set HOME=\cygwin\home\Brown
> 
> rxvt -e /bin/zsh --login -i
> ==========
> 
> Any ideas why it is failing?  Something you need me to look at?  It isn't
> anything in the home files that I copied over from the XP box, because before
> I did that, I tried starting and it flashed and died.
> 

Simply, it isn't supported any longer.  Use mintty instead which should
have been installed if you actually used setup.exe to install Cygwin.
If not, start over and use it.

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