pty issue causes 'screen' to hang when run from mintty as detached
Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Thu Jun 13 21:07:00 GMT 2013
On 6/13/2013 3:34 PM, Greg Turner wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 3:19 PM, Matt D. <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> "the Windows console window you get through cygstart is not [a pty]"
> Ah, so /that's/ what I recently read uncomprehendingly! Thanks for
> tracking down this concise explanation. Assuming that's right, then,
> I wonder: what is it?
What is what? This Windows console? It's... well, it's a... um, it's
a Windows console! ;-)
But seriously, it's just something different that doesn't conform to
the definition of a PTY. Windows doesn't have PTYs. It uses the
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?
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