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Re: bash/cmd CTRL-C problem...
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf at redhat dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2002 12:04:43 -0500
- Subject: Re: bash/cmd CTRL-C problem...
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On Fri, Jan 04, 2002 at 12:52:43PM +0100, Michael Rumpf wrote:
>I further investigated the bash CTRL-C problem and found out that pressing
>CTRL-C in the bash is "nearly" the same as CTRL-BREAK. I tried all the
>CYGWIN=tty/notty/<empty> combinations but that did not change anything...
>The cmd shell works as it should be. CTRL-BREAK stops everything immediatly
>and CTRL-C continues with the main thread after the signal was handled.
>I guess it is worth mentioning that I don't use any of the Cygwin libc
>stuff. The apps are linked against MS runtime libs.
Here's the harsh reality: it is extremely unlikely that anyone is going
to investigate this. If you are using non-cygwin apps with bash and
CTRL-C doesn't work then you are on your own.
I will enthusiastically inspect and evaluate any fixes that you provide
to cygwin to rectify this situation. The fixes must not break current
CTRL-C behavior with cygwin apps.
You are one of a handful of people reporting similar problems. Everyone
seems to be trying to do basically the same thing. They're building
non-cygwin java apps and complaining that CTRL-C doesn't work right.
However, since we are all *cygwin* developers it is not likely that
we'll want to go to the effort of loading non-cygwin, java software on
our system to track your problem down for you. I could be wrong. Maybe
someone is actively working on this. If so, I hope that person steps
forward and offers some insight into how they are progressing and what
their proposed fix might be.
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