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From: Thomas Dickey <>
Subject: Re: Problem launching XTerm on new Cygwin installation
Date: Sat, 08 Mar 2014 00:36:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

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On Fri, Mar 07, 2014 at 03:37:36PM -0800, Mark Hansen wrote:
> Okay, this is very strange. As I said before, I have had no problems launching XTerms
> on my desktop running 64-bit Cygwin. I've launched several XTerms today with no problems
> ... until a few minutes ago. I went to launch an XTerm on my desktop PC and it began
> having the same problem I saw on the laptop (the error having to do with XTERM_SHELL).
> I edited the launcher shortcut to remove the "/bin/zsh -l" from the end of the command
> and it started working again.
> I didn't do anything to update the Cygwin product on my desktop during this time.

xterm handles these three cases differently:

	xterm /bin/zsh
	xterm -e /bin/zsh

The bug that I mentioned is in the second case - not in the other two.

Thomas E. Dickey <>

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  reply	other threads:[~2014-03-08  0:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-03-07 19:57 Mark Hansen
2014-03-07 21:50 ` Thomas Dickey
2014-03-07 22:04   ` Mark Hansen
2014-03-07 22:12     ` Thomas Dickey
2014-03-07 23:37       ` Mark Hansen
2014-03-08  0:36         ` Thomas Dickey [this message]
2014-03-08  0:43           ` Mark Hansen
2014-03-07 22:00 ` Mark Hansen
2014-03-16 18:48 ` Mark Hansen

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