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Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2001 17:13:48 -0400
From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd AT yahoo DOT com>
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To: Jason Tishler <jason AT tishler DOT net>
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Subject: Re: Disappearing rxvt Windows -- can anyone else duplicate this problem?
References: <20010827170238 DOT L808 AT dothill DOT com>

You know about the -tn switch to rxvt don't you?

Earnie.

P.S.:  I occasionally see a race condition that will lock up the
`rxvt->bash --login' process.  I don't have time to debug currently,
sorry.  uname -a:
  CYGWIN_NT-4.0 DU216771 1.3.3(0.43/3/2) 2001-08-21 13:52 i686 unknown

Jason Tishler wrote:
> 
> On Mon, Aug 27, 2001 at 04:14:55PM -0400, Jason Tishler wrote:
> > I will try to isolate further what in .bash_setterm is causing the
> > problem.
> >
> > #
> > # $Id: .bash_setterm,v 1.2 2000/04/25 18:05:23 jt Exp $
> > #
> >
> > #
> > # get terminal type
> > #
> >
> > # Constants
> > DEFAULTTERM=dumb
> > TERMFILE=~/.bash_lastterm
> >
> > # Set default term type
> > if [ -f $TERMFILE ]
> > then
> >       term=$(cat $TERMFILE)
> 
> The above is the offending line.  I'm still scratching my head as to why.
> 
> Nevertheless, if I temporarily hardcode this line to:
> 
>     term=rxvt
> 
> then the automatic logout feature is disabled.
> 
> A couple more tidbits:
> 
> 1. If I add a line of the same form directly to my .bash_profile and
> don't dot in .bash_setterm, then the problem still occurs.
> 
> 2. If I create a small shell script such as the attached, then I cannot
> reproduce the problem.
> 
> I will try to dig more...
> 
> Jason
> 
>   ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
>    auto.shName: auto.sh
>           Type: Bourne Shell Program (application/x-sh)

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