Ctrl+C not working with windows programs in Cygwin 1.7.16
Fri Aug 3 14:33:00 GMT 2012
On Aug 3 09:57, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 03, 2012 at 03:51:30PM +0200, marco atzeri wrote:
> >a "windows console terminal" is cmd.exe, IMHO.
> >There are no other console in windows as standard installation.
No, no, three times no.
Cmd.exe is just a console application using the Windows console facility
and it always was.
Up to Windows Vista/2008, the Windows console facility is implemented
partially as library and partially as a (kind of) service within csrss.
Starting with Windows 7, Microsoft introduced a special application
called "conhost.exe" which provides the console implementation.
Please stop thinking of cmd and the Windows console being one and the
> 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.
I'm terribly sorry, but I just can't let the above slip through.
Herewith I mark this posting officially as off topic *stamp*.
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