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Re: I don't want to use xterm, why am I forced to use it any way?

On Fri, Feb 25, 2000 at 12:15:45PM +1100, Brendan O'Dea wrote:
> Hmm, a possible solution would be to make x-terminal-emulator a wrapper
> script rather than an alternatives symlink.
> A fairly basic script could translate xterm options to whatever was
> required for the selected emulator.  That way, menu.h and packages could
> treat `x-terminal-emulator' simply as they would xterm and it will work.

The downside is that the script would have to know about every
supported executable.

A simpler approach would be to update the symlink with a wrapper
script for those cases where xterm options are not recognized.


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