original cygwin console?

Thomas Dickey dickey@his.com
Sat Dec 3 20:53:00 GMT 2011

On Sat, Dec 03, 2011 at 01:30:23PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 03, 2011 at 09:23:38AM -0500, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> >On Sat, Dec 03, 2011 at 01:44:59AM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >> On Fri, Dec 02, 2011 at 09:30:06PM -0500, wxie wrote:
> >> >The new cygwin console use mintty. Is it still possible to change back 
> >> >to the orignal console?
> >> 
> >> Wrong mailing list but, there was no "cygwin console".  That's just a
> >> standard Windows console running bash.
> >
> >agree "wrong mailing list"
> >
> >disagree on the followup comment: a standard Windows console provides a
> >way to implement a simple terminal emulator, but the functionality
> >which wxie appears to refer to was the implementation provided by
> >Cygwin.
> There is no "implementation" beyond running bash, i.e.:

...and the cygwin dll.  Taking a quick look at the source, it seems
that one of the places of interest is fhandler_console.cc

there's no disagreement that it's running in a Windows console window,
but the point that cygwin provides the terminal emulation behavior
seems to be dismissed - awai

Thomas E. Dickey <dickey@invisible-island.net>
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