cleartool & CYGWIN=tty

Earnie Boyd
Thu Nov 9 11:20:00 GMT 2000

--- Geoff Hart <> wrote:
> Hello,
> Is there a way to fool a Windows app (cleartool) into thinking
> STDIN is a DOS console?  I believe cleartool calls "isatty" to
> determine whether to show a prompt or not ("cleartool> ").
> I was hoping I could pipe in some program which would create a
> pseudo DOS tty for STDOUT, while it simply echoed whatever it
> recieved on STDIN.  (like: "bash$ fake_console | cleartool")
> I know I can achieve this by starting bash, with CYGWIN=notty in
> a regular DOS Command Propmt window, but I like to use TTY support
> *PLUS* I like to use RXVT.  Also, cleartool has a "-e" option which
> hints at what I want, but it doesn't have any apparent effect

I've no idea if this'll work but hey it just might:

CYGWIN=notty bash -c 'cleartool'


Earnie Boyd

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