New implementation of pseudo console support (experimental)
Thu May 14 09:34:20 GMT 2020
On Thu, 14 May 2020 18:28:59 +0900
Takashi Yano via Cygwin-developers <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 13 May 2020 21:16:09 +0900
> Takashi Yano via Cygwin-developers <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Disadvantage:
> > 1) Pseudo console is disabled if one of stdin, stdout or stderr is
> > redirected.
> > 2) Pseudo console is disabled if the native console app is executed
> > in background.
> > 3) The cygwin program which call console API directly does not work.
> > 4) The apps which use console API cannot be debugged with gdb.
> > 5) Type ahead key inputs are discarded while native console app is
> > executed.
> > 6) cmd.exe hangs up on typing some keys if cmd.exe is executed in
> > background. (same as cygwin 3.0.7)
> > 7) Code page cannot be changed by chcp.com.
> I have found workaround for 1), 2) and 6).
> Please test the new patch attached.
Sorry, forgot to attach.
Takashi Yano <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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