PLEASE help with V1.0 canonical mode problem

Chris Faylor
Tue Mar 28 07:46:00 GMT 2000

On Tue, Mar 28, 2000 at 02:30:38AM -0800, James Grishaw wrote:
>     I have written several times in regards to the canonical mode
>problem with the V1.0 CD.
>Problem synopsys: With Cygwin V1.0, if you run the black "bash"
>     window with CYGWIN=tty, or if you run xterms from Siddiqi's XFree86
>     compile, you can't backspace if you run "cat -" or
>     "dc" or "read" (bash built-in) etc etc.
>Cygnus has ACKNOWLEDGED this as a problem with V1.0.
>I would *REALLY* like to get a patch for this problem as it is REALLY
>annoying and it is the *ONLY* reason why I'm not running V1.0 on
>all of my PC's.
>I notice that if I use a later snapshot version of cygwin1.dll, the problem
>disappears.  Is there a snapshot version of cygwin1.dll that Cygnus feels
>is pretty stable that I could be using to get around this bug?

The "later snapshot" is the correct fix for the problem.  What, exactly, is
wrong with using a snapshot?


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