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Re: Rxvt question

On Wed, Jun 30, 1999 at 10:07:32AM -0400, Brrian Mays wrote:
|I have three comments for now:
|(1) There is really no reason to have the line 
|in the script.  Since this script is not a conffile (at least I don't 
|think that it should be), it should not be edited by the system 

Well...Up to the package maintainer to make the final decision :))

|(2) I think that the rxvt binaries should be "exec"ed.  There is no need 
|for an extra shell process to be floating around for each invocation of 

Yes, exec should be used. Now you know how bad my shell programming is :P

|(3) We both forgot to include the extra command line options provided by 
|the user.  I'll add the appropriate "$*"'s to the script.

Sure. I'm too careless...

|On that note, are you sure that we want to automatically add "-im xcin -pt 
|Root" to the command line options?  I think that this might be confusing, 
|since "crxvt" would behave differently from "crxvt-big5" and "crxvt-gb".  
|That is, both crxvt-big5 and crxvt-gb will require the user to add these 
|options to work correctly, whereas crxvt will not require these options.  
|What do you think?

Right, confusion is a very bad thing. I think we should leave out the
"-im xcin -pt Root" arguments from the shell scripts.

Anthony Wong.   [ E-mail: hajime@asunaro.dhs.org / ypwong@debian.org ]

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