Emacs and removal of CYGWIN=tty

Andrew DeFaria Andrew@DeFaria.com
Thu Jun 30 15:58:00 GMT 2011


On 06/30/11 04:54, 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.
What's a "brltty"?
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