[GE users] can user do qsh and open gnome-terminal other tha nxterm?

Olesen, Mark Mark.Olesen at arvinmeritor.com
Wed Dec 13 10:36:10 GMT 2006


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According to sge_conf(5), the xterm entry can be adjusted globally or per
execution host.

I don't see any reason that you can't use a wrapper script. You could either
strip out an argument that specifies the preferred xterm.

Or use a user-defined value:

#!/bin/sh
# xterm-wrapper
xterm=`sed -ne 's/^xterm=//p' ~/.sge_xterm 2>/dev/null`

# fallback value
[ -x "$xterm" ] || xterm=/usr/bin/X11/xterm

exec $xterm $@
exit 0


Or you could supply a series of preferred applications:

#!/bin/sh
# xterm-wrapper

for xterm in `sed -ne 's/^xterm=//p' ~/.sge_xterm 2>/dev/null` \
	/usr/bin/mrxvt \
	/opt/gnome/bin/gnome-terminal \
	/opt/kde3/bin/console \
	/usr/bin/X11/xterm \
;
do
	[ -x "$xterm" ] && break
done

exec $xterm $@
exit 0


BTW: none of the scripts here have been tested.

/mark

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