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Re: How do I build the non-X version of rxvt.exe?
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Francis Litterio <franl at world dot std dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 3 May 2003 10:22:34 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: How do I build the non-X version of rxvt.exe?
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Sat, 3 May 2003, Francis Litterio wrote:
> I used setup.exe to download rxvt-2.7.10-3-src.tar.bz2. I unpacked it
> and built it by doing:
> ./configure --prefix=/usr/local
> but when I run the resulting rxvt.exe, it reports:
> rxvt: can't open display :0
> Is there some configure option that configures the source to build the
> native Windows version of rxvt.exe? I couldn't see one.
> Any help is appreciated.
> Francis Litterio
Short answer: unset your DISPLAY.
Long answer: rxvt is compiled with support for both X11 and W11 (which is
rxvt's emulation of X on native Windows). At runtime, it checks whether X
is running, and if it isn't (DISPLAY is unset), rxvt loads and uses the
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