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Re: ptys - I give up
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2013 13:40:57 -0400
- Subject: Re: ptys - I give up
- References: <20130726061334 dot GA3780 at ednor dot casa dot cgf dot cx>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 02:13:34AM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>It has been suggested here a couple of times that it might be a good
>idea for Cygwin to fill out the block that it sends to subprocesses with
>information that fools msvcrt programs into thinking that its ptys are
>Back in 2010, there was a flurry of discussion that I shot down, hoping
>for a better solution. Since none has materialized, I have concluded
>that I was wrong to hold hostage a solution that would have made things
>better for a lot of people.
>I have done some googling and see that Andy Koppe and Daniel Colascione
>seemed to have something working (maybe that's where rlwrap comes from?)
>but I don't either of them submitted a patch. I thought that I
>remembered seeing an actual code change for Cygwin but, it's late, and I
>can't find it.
>Does anyone remember if there was actual code submitted for the Cygwin
>DLL? If so, a link would be appreciated.
Back to my original question: Does anyone remember this. Andy does this
ring a bell?
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