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Re: Latest cygwin.bat - need one
On 12/12/2011 1:31 AM, Mike Brown wrote:
On Sun, Dec 11, 2011 at 11:48:01PM -0600, Mike Brown wrote:
Suggestions for document improvement:
FAQ addition to show how to modify the cygwin.bat file, or a copied file for
modification, in order to be able to run rxvt to start a better terminal.
This would solve the issue of users upgrading and their BAT file being broken.
Be sure to explain that "/bin/" is now required.
Same thing with the main documention. There are pieces about starting the
shell, but absolutely nothing about using a better terminal (rxvt) and how
to start/configure it.
Hell, why not make the use of rxvt standard in the default BAT file. The
rxvt terminal is many times superior to the Windblows cmd terminal.
There is no longer a default BAT file, and the Windows console is no
longer the default terminal. The default terminal is now mintty. The
current setup.exe creates desktop and start menu shortcuts to start it.
This was announced in
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