NTEmacs shell/CygWin: should control-C work?

Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) lhall@rfk.com
Thu Jan 18 08:27:00 GMT 2001


At 11:22 AM 1/18/2001, Daniel Barclay wrote:
>"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)?


I, of course, am not qualified to answer that question since I don't use
Emacs at all.  Others might be able to help.  You may be better off asking
this question on some Emacs list though...



Larry Hall                              lhall@rfk.com
RFK Partners, Inc.                      http://www.rfk.com
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