pressing ENTER scrambles scrolled MS-DOS-console
Wed Oct 12 14:21:00 GMT 2011
On Oct 4 22:32, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 04, 2011 at 06:18:33PM -0700, jan.kolar wrote:
> >Corinna Vinschen-2 wrote:
> >> On Sep 26 14:18, Paul Maier wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>> scrolling up the console output to review the console history, then
> >>> pressing
> >>> Enter scrambles the console.
> >> That's a long standing behaviour of the Cygwin console emulation.
> >> I guess it can be fixed, but somebody will have to do it. In the
> >> meantime, try mintty as terminal.
> >> Corinna
> >> --
> >> Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
> >> Cygwin Project Co-Leader cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
> >> Red Hat
> >The problem is as below.
> >However it needs some thinking, checking and testing, since I have no idea
> >what that line was needed for.
> >diff --git i/fhandler_console.cc w/fhandler_console.cc
> >index 74b5cbd..f29426d 100644
> >--- i/fhandler_console.cc
> >+++ w/fhandler_console.cc
> >@@ -1089,7 +1127,27 @@ fhandler_console::cursor_set (bool rel_to_top, int x,
> >int y)
> > dev_state->fillin_info (get_output_handle ());
> > if (y > dev_state->info.winBottom)
> >- y = dev_state->info.winBottom;
> >+ y = y;
> Yeah. Yeah. Nice.
I applied a matching patch. I tested this with various command line
and ncurses applications, and I didn't find any case where the behaviour
was worse than before. In contrast, scrolling back to the old cursor
position on output is much more intuitive than the old behaviour.
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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