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Re: Control-C in Windows command line programs

At 06:04 AM 2/7/2002, Koen Claessen wrote:
>Dear all,
>I have encountered the following problem, and I wonder if
>anyone has a good solution to it.
>I am running a number of programs that are compiled to be
>run in the Windows command shell (formerly called DOS
>command shell). I am running Windows 2000.
>It works fine to run them in cygwin bash as well. The only
>problem I have is that control-C does not behave as it
>Normally, in the Windows command shell, control-C is
>understood and handled by the applications themselves.
>But when I run them under cygwin, control-C terminates the
>I have tried to install traps, with no success.
>I have had this problem with virtually all applications
>installed on my computer which run in the windows command
>shell: Pine, Hugs, GHCi (the last two are interpreters for a
>programming language called Haskell), and sometimes even
>OpenSSH for cygwin has the same problem.
>I wonder if there is a general solution to this that somehow
>traps control-C and leaves my applications running.

That's not my impression but you may want to review the discussion
about Control-C issues on this list.  There was at least a couple in 
the last month.

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