Emacs and removal of CYGWIN=tty

Samuel Thibault samuel.thibault@ens-lyon.org
Thu Jun 30 16:01:00 GMT 2011

Andrew DeFaria, le Thu 30 Jun 2011 08:57:32 -0700, a écrit :
> 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"?

The screen reader that blind people use to access cygwin's shell. Only
the windows consoles provide the ReadConsoleOutputCharacter interface.


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