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Re: letters of the path have returned in numbers? Any idea why?
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Aldi Kraja <aldi at wubios dot wustl dot edu>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2003 16:11:21 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Re: letters of the path have returned in numbers? Any idea why?
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Fri, 21 Feb 2003, Aldi Kraja wrote:
> Before I was working only with Xfree86 and it was responding fine at
> least on the windows open. Now that I added some more packages such as
> rxvt etc., my paths in the directories when I startx are becoming
> nonsense: here is an example : \033[32m\]\u@ and more numbers. Does
> anybody has a suggestion how to revert this process in original letters
> of the path?
> TIA, Aldi
rxvt by default starts with /bin/sh as the shell, which doesn't understand
color sequences in the prompt. Try "rxvt -e bash".
P.S. This was non-XFree86-specific. If you have further questions about
XFree86, please use the cygwin-xfree at cygwin dot com list.
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