incorrect text mode graphic character display
Thu May 7 21:52:06 GMT 2020
On 2020-05-07 15:09, email@example.com wrote:
> On Thu, 7 May 2020 20:19:29 +0000
> André Bleau via Cygwin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Brian D wrote:
>>> Assuming Julia is a not Cygwin program,
>>> you can try "CYGWIN=disable_pcon" before any Cygwin process
>> Did not help.
>> Thanks for that though, I had no idea those kind of env variables were available.
>> Character display problems do not depend only on the program you run, in
>> your case, "Julia", whatever that is, but also in which terminal or console
>> you run it, as it is the terminal that does the actual character display.
>> If you run in in mintty for example, you could try:
>> CYGWIN=disable_pcon /usr/bin/mintty
>> and run Julia in the just opened mintty.
>> I just happened to have a similar issue. If interested, look at:
> Julia is a programming language and what i've shown is the REPL for it.
> I tried precisely what you showed there and it makes no difference at all.
> I get the exact same display.
> Humorously, it displays just fine in a windows cmd terminal.
As that env var is interpreted by the main Cygwin process cygwin1.dll, which has
to be unloaded and reloaded, I'd set CYGWIN=disable_pcon in the System
environment, then shut down all Cygwin processes, as you would before running
setup, log off, and log on.
Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
This email may be disturbing to some readers as it contains
too much technical detail. Reader discretion is advised.
[Data in IEC units and prefixes, physical quantities in SI.]
More information about the Cygwin