Command won't execute in launcher
jack_kern at operamail.com
Mon May 17 04:52:34 CEST 2004
Jack Kern wrote:
> Brett I. Holcomb wrote:
>> I have a command
>> xyz arg1 "arg2with spaces"
>> that works perfectly from the command line. When I set up a launcher
>> with this command and tell it to run in terminal all I get is a quick
>> flash like a terminal window opened and then closed. I've tried
>> various combinations of quoting (single, double, use \ to mark the
>> space) and tried exec xzy arg1 "arg2with spaces" and nothing works.
>> Any ideas on how to make this work?
> man xterm
> -hold Turn on the hold resource, i.e., xterm will not
> destroy its window when the shell command completes.
> It will
> wait until you use the window manager to destroy/kill
> the win-
> dow, or if you use the menu entries that send a
> signal, e.g.,
> HUP or KILL.
> Perhaps for the launcher command, like:
> xterm -h -e xzy arg1 "arg2with spaces"
Oops, needs "-hold":
xterm -hold -e xzy arg1 "arg2with spaces"
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