howto rollback cygwin 3.1.4-1 to older 3.0.7 version?

Takashi Yano
Thu Feb 20 10:31:00 GMT 2020

On Thu, 20 Feb 2020 14:51:21 +0500
Eugene Klimov wrote:
> > > press ALT+SPACE doesn't work
> > That's because the cygwin console handler interprets Alt+Space itself
> > and sends ESC Space. Same behaviour in mintty if you disable the "Menu
> > and Full screen" option.
> how to turn off interprets ALT+SPACE by cygwin console and pass this
> hotkey to window handler?

In cygwin 3.1.0 or later, Alt-space sends ESC+SPACE (0x1b 0x20)
to client as linux console.

The new feature is disabled if legacy console mode is enabled,
so it behaves as you expected with some sacrifice.

Takashi Yano <>

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