cygwin 3.1 pseudo console in PTY and break/ctrl-c handling
Jose Isaias Cabrera
Tue Feb 18 21:30:00 GMT 2020
Kevin Schnitzius via cygwin, on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 04:16 PM,
> With Cygwin version 3.0.7-1, crtl-c kills native apps that are started
> from the shell, For example, starting notepad in the foreground from bash
> would be kill by a ctrl-c.
> With Cygwin version 3.1.2-1, crtl-c DOES NOT kill native apps that are
> started from the shell,
> Can I restore this behavior?
It's working fine for me,
$ uname -a
CYGWIN_NT-10.0-WOW HORSE8E 3.1.2(0.340/5/3) 2019-12-21 15:21 i686 Cygwin
But I am using a 32bit system. Or maybe, I am not properly following the steps you are doing.
> With 3.1.2-1:
> mintty -o "CA+F12:break" =====> ctrl-alt-F12 causes a break and kills
> mintty -o "c:break" =====> ctrl-shift-c causes a break and kills notepad
> mintty -o "C+c:break" =====> FAIL -- ctrl-c kills native apps but notepad
> is not affected
> mintty -o "CA+c:break" =====> FAIL -- ctrl-alt-c kills native apps but
> notepad is not affected
> These tests show that the 'break' signal can be propagated from mintty
> but is not for the ctrl-c case.
> I am guessing that this behavior is from the pty handing but I have not
> dug into this code or installed winpty.
> Is all this documented somewhere that I could not find?
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