NTEmacs shell/CygWin: should control-C work?

Daniel Barclay Daniel.Barclay@digitalfocus.com
Thu Jan 18 08:21:00 GMT 2001

"Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" wrote:
> At 02:15 PM 1/16/2001, Daniel Barclay wrote:
> >"Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" wrote:
> > >
> >...
> > > ... However,
> > > I can say you'll have better luck with a Cygwin version of Emacs, like
> > > XEmacs.  You'll find Cygwin applications work much better with other
> > > Cygwin applications, especially in areas of detail like this.
> >
> >How different is XEmacs from GNU/NTEmacs?
> >
> >(I don't do much (any) Lisp programming, so I guess I'm just asking about
> >default configuration and about compatibility of add-ons like JDE.)
> Sorry, I was a little unclear.  AFAIK, there is a Cygwin version of XEmacs
> but there isn't one for NTEmacs.  My main point was that signal functionality
> can be handled by Cygwin (and is) or by the O/S.  However, the signal coming
> from a Win32 app doesn't get the same response out of Cygwin as one coming
> from a Cygwin app.  If you have problems in this area, your best bet is to
> use Cygwin-enabled versions of apps when available.

I just meant how different is XEmacs from NTEmacs to the user?  If I switch 
from NTEmacs (which I'm used to) to XEmacs (which I don't know), how big a 
change is that likely to been (from the Emacs user point of view)?


Daniel Barclay
Digital Focus

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