Is Cygwin 3.1.X Stable Enough to Use?

Fri Feb 21 02:13:00 GMT 2020

On 2/20/20, Takashi Yano wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Feb 2020 18:34:59 -0700
> Brian Inglis wrote:
>> Windows programs which emit (or use?) console ANSI escape sequences run
>> from cmd
>> (which by default switches off Virtual Terminal ANSI Escape Sequence
>> handling
>> for programs run from it) and which do not themselves set that console
>> mode (or
>> can not because they were written for earlier Windows which does not
>> support
>> that flag).
> I see. Since it appeared in the context of cygwin stability,
> I thought it is a cygwin problem.

It seems to be a cygwin problem; I've never seen anything like that
with cmake before.
& like I said earlier, this was from a mintty session started from a
desktop shortcut

I don't see that problem on my old PC
$ uname -a
CYGWIN_NT-10.0 i3668 3.0.7(0.338/5/3) 2019-04-30 18:08 x86_64 Cygwin


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