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Re: ctrl-c in rxvt

On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 05:32:03PM -0700, Rick Rankin wrote:
>--- Christopher Faylor <> wrote:
>>On Thu, Sep 11, 2003 at 04:02:22PM -0700, Patrick Peralta wrote:
>>>I installed Cygwin a few days ago on Windows XP along with rxvt 2.7.10.
>>>It works great except for ctrl-c when trying to break out of certain
>>>programs (such as ping).  It works under the regular DOS-window bash
>>>but it is ignored under rxvt.  This also happens if I sssh into the
>>>box.  Am I missing a configuration somewhere?
>>Native windows apps could have a problem with CTRL-C.  Cygwin apps work
>>fine.  There is no workaround for this.
>Using ctrl-c with ping, however, worked fine (for me, anyway) on 1.3.x.
>I just noticed this a couple of days ago with 1.5.3 when I ran a 'ping
>-t' command then couldn't stop it.  No change with the 9/10 snapshot.
>Was I just lucky before?

Since there are just two or three developers in cygwin, and no one else
seems willing to pitch in to debug problems like this, I suppose that luck
is as good an explanation as any.

We can't get decent bug reports without begging, so, just feel lucky
that the system works at all.


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