Ctrl+C not working with windows programs in Cygwin 1.7.16

marco atzeri marco.atzeri@gmail.com
Fri Aug 3 13:53:00 GMT 2012

On 8/3/2012 3:43 PM, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 7:00 PM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Thu, Aug 02, 2012 at 09:32:09PM +0200, Marcin Kielar wrote:
>>> Steps to reproduce:
>>> 1. Start cygwin using cygwin.bat
>>> 2. Run `ping -t google.com`
>>> 3. Try breaking it with Ctrl+C
>>> Expected behaviur:
>>> The ping breaks execution and the command prompt is shown and available
>>> Actual behaviour:
>>> Nothing happens, ping loops until killed with `/usr/bin/kill -f PID`
>> I don't have a "cygwin.bat" but if I start bash via Start->Run this
>> works for me.  ping is interrupted by CTRL-C.
> If executed from mintty CTRL-C works to interrupt the process.  If
> executed from a Windows console terminal (and I don't mean cmd.exe)

a "windows console terminal" is cmd.exe, IMHO.
There are no other console in windows as standard installation.

> ping doesn't interrupt with CTRL-C.  Another interesting thing, ``run
> bash --login -i'' starts the process but the Window closes with the
> process in the background and I have to use the Task Manager to kill
> it, Cygwin's kill doesn't kill it.  However ``run mintty'' works
> regardless.

have you checked the manual ?

RUN(1)                            run 1.1.13 

        run - start programs with hidden console window


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