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Re: CYGWIN=tty round 2
- From: "Yaakov (Cygwin/X)" <yselkowitz at users dot sourceforge dot net>
- To: cygwin <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Sun, 22 May 2011 21:53:12 -0500
- Subject: Re: CYGWIN=tty round 2
- References: <20110522211906.GA13428@ednor.casa.cgf.cx>
On Sun, 2011-05-22 at 17:19 -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> I don't think we saw anyone step forward with a valid reason why they
> needed to use CYGWIN=tty over something like "mintty".
> I've summarized the thread where Corinna asked why people used CYGWIN=tty
> over CYGWIN=notty below.
> I don't see any showstoppers here so unless people can provide specific
> examples of how this change would cause hardwhip, we'll be removing
> CYGWIN=tty in a snapshot near you soon.
I could add XWin:
And once again, using mintty is a solution.
Since mintty is the solution to so many of these scenarios, shouldn't we
make it the default terminal (IOW add mintty to Base and replace the
Cygwin.bat shortcut with mintty's)? The status quo just encourages
people to use a deficient terminal without any idea that a better one
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