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Re: Help with menu (Was: Bug#389932: wish: gnumed --debug should open terminal window)

> Thanks for the hint to the -hold feature but it seems to work only
> for real xterm.  So I have probably several possibilities:
>    1. Make gnumed-client dependant from xterm (which seems be
>       useless for most of the cases.
>    2. Make a separate package gnumed-client debug which
>       depends from xterm and contains not much more than
>       the menu entry and this dependency.
>    3. File bugs against all packages that provide
>       x-terminal-emulator but do not show the -hold feature
>       (would this be reasonable)
>    4. ???
> What would you think would be a reasonable solution?
Maybe this is what you are looking for:
x-terminal-emulator -e 'gnumed --debug; echo "[press enter to quit]"; read'

It's not a smart solution but it works.


Philipp Benner

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