Emacs and removal of CYGWIN=tty

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Thu Jun 30 14:09:00 GMT 2011

On Jun 30 13:54, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Ken Brown, le Thu 30 Jun 2011 07:49:42 -0400, a écrit :
> > On 6/30/2011 3:58 AM, Lars Bjørndal wrote:
> > >I've heard that the value of the CYGWIN environment variable 'tty' will
> > >be unsupported for the next release of cygwin. I use emacs a lot from within
> > >cygwin, and if not CYTWIN=tty is set prior to starting bash, the control-c
> > >character outputs control-g. C-c, c-x is therefore wrongly interpreted
> > >by emacs. Is there other ways to get emacs works as expected, if the
> > >variable is removed?
> > 
> > The problem only occurs in a Windows console, such as the one you get by
> > using the Cygwin desktop shortcut.  Use a different terminal emulator, such
> > as mintty, instead.
> This is not an option, as mintty is not accessible from brltty.

I just applied a patch to CVS which makes Emacs' Ctrl-x Ctrl-c work as
expected in the console.  This should work with other applications as
well which set the termios IGNBRK flag.


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