SIGINT not passed to java process

Tue Feb 26 14:39:00 GMT 2013

Olivier Lefevre <lefevrol <at>> writes:

> Since apparently nobody wants to take ownership of this regression
> I'll point out the workaround, for the benefit of those googling
> and landing on this thread: start Java with -Xrs and use Ctrl-Break
> instead of Ctrl-C. This will disable thread dump and break any
> application that relies on normal signal handling, though.

For me the following solution worked:

Add global env variable 'CYGWIN' and set the value to 'tty'.
Now CTRL+C works for me.

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