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Re: Coming to closure on ae...

On Sat, 2 May 1998, Rev. Joseph Carter wrote:

> On Sat, May 02, 1998 at 11:42:39PM +0200, Oliver Elphick wrote:
> >   >There doesn't seem to be a "reliable" method for determining whether or
> >   >not you are in an xterm. Any method so far suggested has "natural"
> >   >configuration situations that break the method.
> > 
> > When you start an xterm, TERM is set to xterm; why not test for that?
> Test $DISPLAY, it's the Right Way to test for X.

I see: in a console the environmental variable DISPLAY is not defined, but
it will be in any X window. 

Sounds like it should work for ae's needs...


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