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Re: How to inactivate CTRL-S hold in a Mintty bash session or ssh connection
- From: "JOHNER Jean 066030" <Jean dot JOHNER at cea dot fr>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 2 Aug 2010 22:05:01 +0200
- Subject: Re: How to inactivate CTRL-S hold in a Mintty bash session or ssh connection
On 08/02/2010 13:25, Eric Blake wrote:
>> Typing CTRL-S in a Mintty bash session has the effect of holding it
>> until CTRL-Q is typed.
>> It happens that CRTL-S is also the Windows standard for saving a file
>> (NotePad, WordPad, Office ...) so that it is mapped to :w in my
>> Is there a way to inactivate this CTRL-S hold in Mintty.
> Yes - use stty. For example, my ~/.bash_profile contains:
> if tty --quiet ; then
> stty start undef
Thank you Eric for this quick answer.
Are you sure of your syntax. I added the above 3 lines to my
CTRL-S still results in inactivation of input in a Mintty bash session
with the bonus that CTRL-Q no longer cures the situation.
The only way out was to kill the window with the Task Manager.
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