Ctrl+C not working with windows programs in Cygwin 1.7.16

marco atzeri marco.atzeri@gmail.com
Fri Aug 3 15:37:00 GMT 2012

On 8/3/2012 4:05 PM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 03, 2012 at 09:57:16AM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 03, 2012 at 03:51:30PM +0200, marco atzeri wrote:
>>> On 8/3/2012 3:43 PM, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>>>> On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 7:00 PM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>>>> On Thu, Aug 02, 2012 at 09:32:09PM +0200, Marcin Kielar wrote:
>>>>>> Steps to reproduce:
>>>>>> 1. Start cygwin using cygwin.bat
>>>>>> 2. Run `ping -t google.com`
>>>>>> 3. Try breaking it with Ctrl+C
>>>>>> Expected behaviur:
>>>>>> The ping breaks execution and the command prompt is shown and available
>>>>>> Actual behaviour:
>>>>>> Nothing happens, ping loops until killed with `/usr/bin/kill -f PID`
>>>>> I don't have a "cygwin.bat" but if I start bash via Start->Run this
>>>>> works for me.  ping is interrupted by CTRL-C.

> And, to add to the thread: clueless developer running a cygwin version
> of ping.exe.  I *can* duplicate the problem when I specifically run the
> windows ping rather than the Cygwin one.  I thought I'd deleted the
> Cygwin ping years ago but...  I was wrong.

Hi cgf,
I thought you mentioned "I don't have a "cygwin.bat"" exactly because
MS ping was stopping in cmd and not in mintty.

Sorry for my "evil" thinking


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