Subject: Re: xterm v. xterm-old
To: M L Riechers <>
From: Thomas Dickey <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/07/2001 20:24:36
On Wed, Feb 07, 2001 at 08:01:19PM -0500, M L Riechers wrote:
> Well, I found xrdb, read the man page, and did
>  xrdb -remove -
> and promptly blew away _all_ my x terminal resources. (Darn!)

what about the .Xdefaults?
> Now, aside from the fact that I have no x terminal resources anymore,
> all is well.
> However, I think the xterm program might be due a couple of touch-ups?

no - I think most of the problems were from using the "Foreground"
and "Background" rather than "foreground" and "background".  (It's
not been an faq - this is perhaps the 4th time someone's reported the
problem in the past 3-4 years).

Thomas E. Dickey <>