CYGWIN=tty round 2

Christopher Faylor
Mon May 23 17:27:00 GMT 2011

[sorry.  I don't seem to be able to send a typo-free message lat3ly.]
On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 02:02:04AM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Sun, May 22, 2011 at 09:53:12PM -0500, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
>>On Sun, 2011-05-22 at 17:19 -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>>I don't think we saw anyone step forward with a valid reason why they
>>>needed to use CYGWIN=tty over something like "mintty".
>>>I've summarized the thread where Corinna asked why people used
>>>CYGWIN=tty over CYGWIN=notty below.
>>>I don't see any showstoppers here so unless people can provide specific
>>>examples of how this change would cause hardwhip, we'll be removing
>>>CYGWIN=tty in a snapshot near you soon.
>>I could add XWin:
>>And once again, using mintty is a solution.
>>Since mintty is the solution to so many of these scenarios, shouldn't
>>we make it the default terminal (IOW add mintty to Base and replace the
>>Cygwin.bat shortcut with mintty's)?  The status quo just encourages
>>people to use a deficient terminal without any idea that a better one
>I may be missing something but I don't see how the above is not a bug.
                                                          is a bug.

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