[Slackbuilds-users] rxvt-unicode suggestion

Grigorios Bouzakis grbzks at gmail.com
Tue Mar 24 00:09:03 UTC 2009

On Tue, Mar 24, 2009 at 2:00 AM, Marco Pessotto <melmothx at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all.
> I've noticed that the SlackBuild for rxvt-unicode enables rings and
> bells, but still doesn't apply the patch for the 256 colors, included
> in doc/urxvt-8.2-256color.patch  (which is a nice thing to have).
> Something like
> cat doc/urxvt-8.2-256color.patch | patch -p1
> before the configure
> and passing --enable-xterm-colors to the configure will do the job
> (eventually, passing a variable 256COLORS=YES to the script)

Although i cant speak in favour of the maintainer of the script, i can
guess it doesnt apply it cause its an unmaintained patch not supported
by the upstream developers despite the fact that its part of its
Following the Slackware philosophy that way.
As the developer of the application says urxvt does not support 256 colours.
You have two options if you need such a feature. a) Patch the
application yourself.
b) Use xterm.


More information about the SlackBuilds-users mailing list