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whirlwindwarp - crazy moving stars
whirlwindwarp [-display host:display.screen] [-foreground color]
[-background color] [-window] [-root] [-mono] [-install] [-visual
visual] [-points integer] [-tails integer] [-fps]
whirlwindwarp plots stars moving according to various forcefields
(simple 2D equations).
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whirlwindwarp accepts the following options:
-window Draw on a newly-created window. This is the default.
-root Draw on the root window.
-mono If on a color display, pretend we’re on a monochrome display.
Install a private colormap for the window.
Specify which visual to use. Legal values are the name of a
visual class, or the id number (decimal or hex) of a specific
The number of stars plotted (default 400).
The length of the tail of each star (default 8).
-fps Display the current frame rate and CPU load.
DISPLAY to get the default host and display number.
to get the name of a resource file that overrides the global
resources stored in the RESOURCE_MANAGER property.
Copyright (c) Paul "Joey" Clark. Permission to use, copy, modify,
distribute, and sell this software and its documentation for any
purpose is hereby granted without fee, provided that the above
copyright notice appear in all copies and that both that copyright
notice and this permission notice appear in supporting documentation.
No representations are made about the suitability of this software for
any purpose. It is provided "as is" without express or implied
Paul "Joey" Clark <firstname.lastname@example.org> 10-Oct-00