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RE: Is it possible to pass parameters to rxvt?
- From: "Hughes, Bill" <Bill dot Hughes at cox dot co dot uk>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2004 17:15:39 +0100
- Subject: RE: Is it possible to pass parameters to rxvt?
Hughes, Bill wrote:
> Is it possible to pass a parameter to rxvt to start bash up
> in a specified
> I suspect I don't know enough to construct the proper string.
> I normally start rxvt from a keyboard shortcut to the command
> D:\cygwin\bin\run.exe rxvt -name 17 -e /usr/bin/bash --login -i
> which works fine.
> I also have a registry entry to start cygwin in a specified
> folder from the
> explorer context menu, set up so:
> @="bash here"
> @="D:\\cygwin\\bin\\bash.exe --login -c \"cd '%1' ; exec /bin/bash
> -rcfile ~/.bashrc\""
> which also works fine, it's just that I'd rather invoke rxvt.
Sorry to reply to myself but I realised what I was doing wrong, this works:
@="D:\\cygwin\\bin\\run.exe rxvt -name 17 -e /usr/bin/bash --login -c \"cd
'%1' ; exec /bin/bash -rcfile ~/.bashrc\""
sorry for the waste of time, bandwidth etc: PEBKAC.
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