Cygwin windows won't close

Brian Inglis
Sat Jan 26 02:45:00 GMT 2019

On 2019-01-25 14:52, DaRonStein wrote:
> I have the same issue as Lyle.  Actually, my Cygwin/mintty window eventually
> closes, but it is after a minute or two, during which time it says it is
> "(Not Responding)."
> I tried Thomas Wolff's step of adding ConfirmExit=false to .minttyrc, but it
> did not help.
> Interestingly, my computer also runs Symantec Endpoint Protection.  I seem
> to be able to disable it and, when I do so, the problem with mintty
> persists.
> I have made no alterations to the shell startup scripts.

Most AV packages qualify as:

and most issues disappear after uninstalling and restarting the system, or
having them ignore everything under the Cygwin root install directory.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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