NTEmacs shell/CygWin: should control-C work?

Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) lhall@rfk.com
Fri Jan 12 13:13:00 GMT 2001

At 03:40 PM 1/12/2001, David M. Karr wrote:
>   >> 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).

Hm, I don't know why you have this problem but I can say that you have the
fix Earnie was referring to.  Anything in the nightly snapshots as of 9/26
would be in the current 1.1.7 "release", if not the 1.1.6 and 1.1.5 
"releases".  So it may be related but the problem is certainly different.

Larry Hall                              lhall@rfk.com
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