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Re: SETUP: default to mintty

On 25 July 2011 12:49, Andy Koppe wrote:
> On 25 July 2011 10:11, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> [This time *with* patch...]
>> Hi guys,
>> we discussed this back in May already, but somehow we didn't get a
>> final result. ÂThe thread was kind of confusing, so I re-open a new
>> one now.
>> We talked about using mintty as our default shell. ÂI created a setup
>> patch which I attached to this mail again. ÂInstead of "Cygwin Bash
>> Shell" in the start menu and "Cygwin" on the desktop, it creates
>> "Cygwin Terminal" shortcuts in both of them.
>> Is that ok?
> If I remember correctly, we were going to go with just "Cygwin" on the
> desktop. I'll have a proper look later.

Problem: the shortcuts have the classic Cygwin icon whereas the
resulting terminal window has the mintty (nÃe Konsole) icon. Worse, on
Windows 7 at least, the Cygwin icon also appears in the taskbar. It
needs to be the same icon throughout.

That raises the obvious question: which one? I vote for mintty's, but
of course I'm biased. I don't think the classic Cygwin icon is fit for
purpose anymore, because of its jagged lines and because the black 'C'
is invisible on dark backgrounds.


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