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Re: Does not work well: rlwrap + rxvt + cmd

On Wed, 24 Aug 2011 08:39 -0700, "Andrew DeFaria" <>
> > I would like to run cmd.exe within a rxvt terminal on Windows 7.
> My question is why? Why do you want to run cmd.exe?

For instance, to test the cruel BAT files which we are going to deliver.

> I also find the cmd shell and command language inferior 

Language? I wouldn't even call this crap a "language"...

> in that there's 
> nothing special or even convenient in cmd that can't be done even 
> quicker and better in bash. 

Yep, though right now I'm fancying zsh.

But we are all slaves to those who pay us...

> That said, and if you're hellbent on using cmd.exe, I 
> vaguely recall another terminal emulator program (not a Cygwin thing 
> mind you) called, I believe just "Terminal" (Good luck googling that!) 
> which (insert fuzzy memory here) I believe used a hidden cmd console 
> window to allow the Windows program the proper console environment while 
> translating that to the non-hidden Terminal window. That might work...

Thanks a lot, will look it up.

Ronald Fischer <>

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