Calling a Windows program changes terminal character attributes

Lee ler762@gmail.com
Sun Feb 16 16:51:00 GMT 2020


On 2/16/20, Takashi Yano wrote:
> On Sun, 16 Feb 2020 01:31:14 -0800
> Mark Geisert wrote:
>> Thanks Takashi for your reply.  I just wanted to add that setting
>> CYGWIN=disable_pcon in the environment does not fix this issue.
>> Please ignore this if that's what's expected.
>
> CYGWIN=disable_pcon is needed to be set before launching mintty.
> That is, the setting should be in user environment in system
> property in control panel rather than in .bashrc.

Does setting CYGWIN=disable_pcon do the same thing as adding this to
the registry?
-------------
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Console]
"VirtualTerminalLevel"=dword:00000001
-------------

The registry fix was the answer I got for my "terminal control chars
broken?" question to the list..

Thanks
Lee

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