Who's using "CYGWIN=tty" and why?

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Mon May 9 20:00:00 GMT 2011

On Mon, May 09, 2011 at 12:39:47PM -0400, Edward Lam wrote:
>On 5/9/2011 12:10 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> Chris and I are wondering how many people are using the Windows console
>> as local console window in CYGWIN=tty mode and why.
>I'm not but there's various references to it it the web about it being 
>requires for Emacs. eg. 
>http://blog.arithm.com/2007/12/01/killing-cygwin-emacs/ I hope that 
>these references are outdated with Cygwin 1.7?
>The other references to it I see are about requiring tty mode for sshd. 
>This is also for historical reasons but I'm not sure if we still need it 
>in Cygwin 1.7.

We have never needed tty mode for sshd.  There is a web site which
suggests (suggested?) it but it is mistaken.


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