NTEmacs shell/CygWin: should control-C work?
David M. Karr
Fri Jan 12 12:43:00 GMT 2001
>>>>> "Larry" == Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Larry> At 02:51 PM 1/12/2001, David M. Karr wrote:
>> >>>>> "Daniel" == Daniel Barclay <Daniel.Barclay@digitalfocus.com> writes:
Daniel> "David M. Karr" wrote:
>> >> >>>>> "Daniel" == Daniel Barclay <Daniel.Barclay@digitalfocus.com> writes:
Daniel> In a shell buffer in NTEmacs configured per the shell-setup instructions
Daniel> in the CygWin FAQ at http://sources.redhat.com/cygwin/faq/faq.html#SEC5 ,
Daniel> control-C doesn't seem to work.
>> >> This bites me several times a day. It is a known problem...
Daniel> Do you mean it's a known problem that crops up (for some people), or that
Daniel> it simply doesn't work at all (for anyone combining Emacs and CygWin)?
>> I don't know the full answer to that. For me, certain shell processes
>> will die with ^C, some will not. I can kill "java", but I can't kill
>> "tail -f" or "perl" (I have to use Task Manager). I have seen other
>> people report this.
Larry> Recently? Daniel's was the first report of this I've heard in months at
Larry> least (longer than that most likely but I tend to be conservative when it
Larry> comes to my memory). I might be wrong but I don't think this is a known
Larry> problem and its certainly something that I don't see.
Earnie Boyd indicated on 9/26 it was "fixed in snapshots", but I've
never seen any mention of a released fix for it. I recently upgraded
my cygwin (1-2 weeks ago), so if the fix was there, I should have it
(but I don't).
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