terminal/tty problems

Earnie Boyd earnie_boyd@yahoo.com
Thu Nov 16 06:16:00 GMT 2000

--- "Sagar R. Shah" <Sagar.Shah@sid.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hi All
> I'm using NTEmacs along side cygwin, and I want to be able to start up emacs
> in the no-windows mode (ie. similar to vi, it will come up in the console
> rather than a windowed app)
> however when I execute "emacs -nw" from bash I get the error message:
> "emacs: standard input is not a tty"

To communicate with non-Cygwin programs you must not set tty in the CYGWIN
variable.  Remove it or specify notty instead.


Earnie Boyd

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