Ctrl+C not working with windows programs in Cygwin 1.7.16

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Fri Aug 3 14:00:00 GMT 2012

On Fri, Aug 03, 2012 at 03:51:30PM +0200, marco atzeri wrote:
>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

This thread has it all.  Affronted user, useless pile on, and now we
start to drift away from the actual subject.

It's a little early here for popcorn but I'm tempted anyway.

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