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Re: Pseudo console support in PTY


On Apr  3 09:55, Thomas Wolff wrote:
> 
> Am 03.04.2019 um 09:27 schrieb Corinna Vinschen:
> > On Apr  3 09:18, Thomas Wolff wrote:
> > > Am 02.04.2019 um 19:50 schrieb Corinna Vinschen:
> > > > On Apr  2 19:16, Thomas Wolff wrote:
> > > > > Am 02.04.2019 um 13:02 schrieb Corinna Vinschen:
> > > > > > Hi Takashi,
> > > > > > 
> > > > > > On Mar 30 22:08, Takashi Yano wrote:
> > > > > > > Patch 0003: Support pseudo console in PTY. With this patch,
> > > > > > >      native console applications can work in PTY such as mintty,
> > > > > > >      ssh, gnu screen or tmux.
> > > > > I've now tried your patched binaries on two systems. On one they don't run,
> > > > > on the other I saw no noticeable effect, particularly no impact on the
> > > > > pty/console interoperability...
> > > > Try starting cmd from your shell in mintty and do some native stuff.
> > > I've now self-compiled cygwin dll on a third system and can run a cygwin
> > > console.
> > > But the build process did not generate the cygwin-console-helper, maybe
> > > that's the reason why mintty does not start?
> Can you give a hint that enables me to test the patch?
> 
> > > > You'll notice two differences:
> > > > 
> > > > - cmd history works
> > > In the cygwin console, it does not, echos the cursor-up escape sequence
> > Oh, right, ...
> > 
> > > instead. See my previous comment that I think ConPTY should only be applied
> > > if running at a pty. (And for other reasons only when starting a non-cygwin
> > > app.)
> > but you got that wrong.  The conpty stuff *is* only applied for ptys.
> So cygwin running as cygwin console still sets up a pty?

Still?  It never did.  Call tty in a console and you get /dev/consX.
The ConPTY stuff only runs if the application requests a pty.


Corinna

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