console flashing, again

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Tue Jun 17 04:35:00 GMT 2008


On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 08:49:39PM -0600, Eric Blake wrote:
>One of the changes between 1.7.0-16 and -17 reintroduced a lot of
>console flashing.  I noticed it most when using emacs under X, when
>invoking non-cygwin processes.  I haven't had time to try and narrow
>down to a particular commit, but wanted to flag the issue while I try
>to investigate.

It's probably because of the removal of set_console_state_for_spawn -
the very last entry in the ChangeLog.  Corinna and I were wondering if
that would have negative consequences and, well whaddaya know?

The fix is simple but it's too late for me to do it justice tonight.
I'll get to it tomorrow.

cgf



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