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RE: xterms and vi
- To: "Ryan L McFall" <email@example.com>, <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: RE: xterms and vi
- From: "Suhaib M. Siddiqi" <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 15 Jul 1999 10:09:06 -0400
- Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
I tried to correct this problem in Xfree86 184.108.40.206 source code
I am porting to Cygwin. Xterm started doing core dumps, with error
messages about vi and *C-string ' cannot be converted to "*
Hopefully I might fix the problem.
> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Ryan L McFall
> Sent: Thursday, July 15, 1999 9:38 AM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: xterms and vi
> I know this question has been discussed before, but I've tried the
> solutions that I saw posted in the archives to no avail.
> I've got the X11R6.4 client libs downloaded and installed, and am
> trying to
> run vi within an xterm. The problem is that programs like vi (and ftp)
> don't do their I/O in the xterm, they do it in the DOS window associated
> with the xterm.
> I've set CYGWIN32 (and CYGWIN) to be 'binmode tty', and have an
> entry in my
> termcap file for xterm (although the symptom appears no matter
> what type of
> terminal I've set TERM to be).
> I've got Cygwin-B20 installed, and am using StarNet's X-Win32 as my
> Is there anything else that I've forgotten?
> Ryan McFall
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