incorrect text mode graphic character display
Fri May 8 03:12:24 GMT 2020
On Thu, 07 May 2020 19:31:28 -0700
David Rothenberger <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 2020-05-07 15:10, email@example.com wrote:
> > On Thu, 7 May 2020 23:26:37 +0200
> > Eric Lilja <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> Cygwin itself is actually just DLL, you can select a previous version
> >> of it
> >> in setup.exe. That solved our issue with corrupted display of Maven.
> >> You
> >> can also install older versions of any package (but not all old
> >> versions
> >> ever published will be available to choose from, just a few ones).
> >> Anyway,
> >> my suggestion is downgrade Cygwin itself and see if that helps (if
> >> not, we
> >> know the problem is elsewhere). All the other packages you can keep at
> >> latest versions.
> > success!
> I'm glad that worked for you, but it may not a good long-term solution
> unless you're willing to use old packages, too. New APIs are added to
> the DLL from time to time, and that may cause packages compiled against
> the new DLL that use the new APIs to fail if you keep the old DLL
> Personally, I would use the CYGWIN=disable_pcon work-around and help the
> maintainers track down the root cause of the issue so it can be fixed.
ok. i'll have to give it a try per Brian Inglis' instructions and see if that makes the difference in that "fix" actually working.
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