xemacs -nw problem

Dr. Volker Zell Dr.Volker.Zell@oracle.com
Tue May 8 13:56:00 GMT 2007

>>>>> Eric Blake writes:

    > According to Dr. Volker Zell on 5/7/2007 8:43 AM:
    >>>>>>> Andrew Walrond writes:
    >> > A minor problem (possible bug): If I try to run xemacs in the cygwin terminal,  
    >> > without an X window, via the -nw option, its behaviour is a little stange:
    >> > Ctrl-x ctrl-c does not exit, merely prints "Quit" on the bottom (command?) 
    >> > line.
    >> Works for me.

    > Could it be a matter of your terminal settings?  If you use cmd.com
    > (instead of rxvt or bash), and have CYGWIN=notty (default) instead of
    > CYGWIN=tty, then ctrl-c is not captured properly by xemacs, making key
    > sequences such as ctrl-x ctrl-c impossible to type.

I just had a chance to install cygwin on a new machine.
Under the default bash shell the CYGWIN environment variable is not
exported. In that case I can reproduce Andrews xemacs problems.

Exporting CYGWIN=tty resolves the issues.


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