scrolling through history in cygwin terminal window line gets garbled

cyg Simple
Sun Aug 19 10:19:00 GMT 2018

On 8/18/2018 6:20 PM, Steven Penny wrote:
> On Sat, 18 Aug 2018 16:17:49, cyg Simple wrote:
>> I'm using Win10 and typically the icon created by setup which starts
>> mintty directly as:
>> C:\cygwin64\bin\mintty.exe -i /Cygwin-Terminal.ico -
>> I started conhost from that session and then executed `bash -il' within
>> conhost.
> i said from the beginning that i wasnt using mintty - so im not sure why
> you
> are testing with mintty
> also you dont start conhost - its started automatically when you launch any
> shell.

You should give that a try.  You can start with conhost and get a cmd

>> So just for grins I went to the Windows Explorer and started with the
>> cygwin.bat file and performed your test again using the .bash_history
>> with no issues.  This time the TERM=cygwin which comes from
>> /usr/share/terminfo/63/cygwin.
> all i can say to this is that you arent using windows 7, so perhaps the
> newer
> version of conhost has fixed the issue - at this point we would need
> another
> windows 7 user to confirm the issue - further tests with win 10 wont be
> helpful.

I agree if there are any.

cyg Simple

Problem reports:
Unsubscribe info:

More information about the Cygwin mailing list