SOLUTION: Own Compiled Program Immediately Crashes on Startup

Hans Streibel
Fri Jul 20 14:08:00 GMT 2007

> > Jove is an Emacs like editor. As such it uses the key sequence
> > CONTROL-X CONTROL-C (^X^C) for leaving the editor.
> > In Cygwin however ^C still sends the interrupt signal to the editor.
> > However the keystroke ^C should have been changed to not sending
> > that signal. On most platforms that works - but not in Cygwin.
> Try adding 'tty' to the CYGWIN environment variable.  Or use
> rxvt/xterm/etc.  These are two different ways of achieving the same
> outcome, namely that the program will be attached to a unix-style pty
> instead of a Windows console.

Adding tty to the CYGWIN environment variable solved the problem.
The editor is running very fine now. Thanks a lot to all of you
for your help.


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