Audible bell broken in bash/xterm

Jim Reisert AD1C
Thu Jul 16 22:59:00 GMT 2009

Mine says (242).  There is no more recent (non-experimental) version
available from Cygwin 1.7 setup.

On Thu, Jul 16, 2009 at 3:42 PM, Thomas Dickey<> wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Jul 2009, wrote:
>> I've installed Cygwin/X on both XP Pro and laVista Home Basic systems and
>> the bell doesn't work. The bell does work in a console window but not in
>> an xterm. Am I missing something or is this a bug? How is the <BEL> char
>> [supposed to be] routed through bash/xterm/XWin to create the audible
>> response? Both systems are fresh installs (as of last week) with no config
>> changes or errors during the installs.
> What's "xterm -v" say?
> Audible bell was broken in #242, and fixed in #243.

Jim Reisert AD1C, <>,

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