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Re: Cannot get ^Z to suspend a program
- From: Samir Gupta <samir dot gupta at Barra dot COM>
- To: "'cygwin at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2003 11:13:39 -0800
- Subject: Re: Cannot get ^Z to suspend a program
thanks for the reply:
I was trying to use CTRL-Z after opening up a windows program (such as emacs
-- the windows version or excel)
Suspend will work if I perform it on the sleep command.
1> sleep 20
Why won't it suspend If I type the following:
1> emacs &
The first command opens up my emacs (for windows) program and runs it in the
background (so I can still use the prompt).
So, I assume if this capability is there, then it should also be able to put
it in the background after I have already opened it.
However, when I type the second command, I can't use CTRL-Z to put it in the
Do you know why this is?
>Can't duplicate it here. If I set CYGWIN=tty prior to starting bash and
>bash$ sleep 20
>it suspends the sleep.
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