rxvt popping up and disappearing again ?

Geoffrey Noer noer@cygnus.com
Mon Oct 27 13:02:00 GMT 1997

Arlindo da Silva wrote:
> Yep, set CYGWIN_TTY=1
> Geoffrey: why can't this be the default?

The reason is that taking over the console in this way prevents the
use of regular console apps like vim.  Starting vim with CYGWIN_TTY
set results in a failure dialog of some sort.  Until this is figured
out, CYGWIN_TTY will default to off.

This will be documented in b19 docs.

Geoffrey Noer
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