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Re: mintty: Doesn't know about CTRL key

Corinna Vinschen:
> I'm more and more using mintty for everything (shell, admin shell,
> heating my food, you name it).

Food as well? It was only meant to make mint tea. Thanks for the endorsement. :)

> Consider you have more than one mintty window open. ÂA typical use case
> for me is to have one shell open under UAC and the other one with admin
> rights to test to test something. ÂThen I want to close both ttys and
> test again with another Cygwin DLL.
> So I press Ctrl-D twice, without lifting my thumb from the Ctrl key.
> The first mintty window closes just fine. ÂThe second mintty window does
> not close. ÂInstead, it behaves as if I had pressed the 'd' key alone.
> So I have to BS and then press Ctrl-D again to exit the second shell.
> Apparently the second mintty window doesn't recognize the fact that the
> Ctrl key is still pressed. ÂThis does not happen with two console
> windows, neither in tty, nor in notty mode.

Phew, not quite as bad as the title suggested.

This will be due to the hack for telling AltGrrrr from Ctrl+AltGr
(which is needed because Windows sends AltGr keypresses as
simultaneous Ctrl and Alt key events). Hopefully I'll find a way to
fix this without breaking something else again.


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