Add "Why doesn't ^Z (Suspend) work?" to FAQ?

Christopher Faylor
Mon Jan 26 22:38:00 GMT 2004

On Mon, Jan 26, 2004 at 12:43:50PM -0800, Richard F. Burleigh wrote:
>Control-Z (^Z) had never worked to suspend simple commands (less, du
>-a, etc.) in my default cygwin environment.
>So I spent several hours searching the Cygwin FAQ, Google, and Cygwin
>mailing lists before finding the solution.  All I needed was to set the
>"CYGWIN" environment variable to "tty".  (I finally found this in the
>"The CYGWIN environment variable" section of the Cygwin User's Guide).
>I'd like to spare others this waste of time.  Could this
>question/solution be added to the Cygwin FAQ?

I guess if this question were to crop up here frequently, the answer
would be "yes".  It hasn't.


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