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

Charles Wilson cygwin@cwilson.fastmail.fm
Tue May 10 15:36:00 GMT 2011

On 5/10/2011 9:39 AM, Lee Maschmeyer wrote:
> Just now. So far I haven't noticed any problems but this is even less
> significant. I guess "notty" was meant to say that tty should not be
> mentioned at all in the $CYGWIN variable. I'll remove it and see what
> happens.

Maybe it's not clear, but most $CYGWIN elements can be prefixed by "no"
to turn them off.  E.g. "acl" vs "noacl", envcache/noenvcache,
tty/notty, etc.  Now, obviously, these settings ALSO have a default
value -- and usually that value is "off", so...in effect,
no[tty,envcache,etc] are no-ops.


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