getc() problem with Cygwin v1.0
Tue Jan 18 10:09:00 GMT 2000
Jim Grishaw writes:
> Thanks for the post. I would suggest un-setting your CYGWIN=tty
>variable and see if you still have the problem.
Thanks, but since I'm using a recent snapshot (2000-Jan-14) what I'm
seeing must be different. The value of "tty" in CYGWIN did not
affect the problem I reported. Again, what I am seeing is that
line editing works when running inside a console, but within
rxvt line editing does not work.
After poking around in the source, I was able to make a patch that
fixes the problem I'm having. I won't be surprised if there is a
better way of doing this, but this does fix the problem:
--- fhandler_tty.cc.orig Tue Jan 18 17:41:18 2000
+++ fhandler_tty.cc Tue Jan 18 17:38:07 2000
@@ -885,7 +885,7 @@
fhandler_pty_master::write (const void *ptr, size_t len)
- line_edit ((char *) ptr, len, 1);
+ line_edit ((char *) ptr, len /*, 1*/);
Having always_accept (the 3rd arg to line_edit) set to 1 prevents
pseudo-terminals from having line editing. I'm not sure what was
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