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Rxvt and the missing command prompt
- From: Andrew DeFaria <ADeFaria at Salira dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Cc: Andrew DeFaria <ADeFaria at Salira dot com>
- Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2002 10:46:15 -0800
- Subject: Rxvt and the missing command prompt
- Organization: Salira Optical Networks
I use Cygwin with rxvt. I also use Rational Clearcase. Clearcase has a
command line tool called cleartool. When I start cleartool from a
Windows Bash shell I get the prompt:
However if I run rxvt and then issue a cleartool command I do not get
<just sits here>
Now if I type in a cleartool subcommand then that command does execute.
For example, I can type "quit" and cleartool exits.
Note this also happens when I telnet into a box running Cygwin. I have
sumeized that the problem is that rxvt and apparently in.telnetd (et.
al.) use ptys and cleartool just doesn't like 'em. Is there any way to
I thought that perhaps using "tty" in the CYGWIN environment variable
might fix things up but it doesn't. In fact I've seen tty mess more
things up than fix them. If one sets CYGWIN="ntsec tty" then one types
in vim in a Windows Bash shell then exits echo is turned off, never to
return! Attempting to turn it on with stty echo give you "stty: standard
input: unable to perform all request operations".
Anybody knows how to sort this all out to elminate these problems?
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