Interaction with non-cygwin programs
Sun Oct 25 10:12:48 GMT 2020
On Sat, 24 Oct 2020 17:04:59 +0200
Federico Kircheis via Cygwin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I've lately updated Windows to the latest version, and cygwin too (I had
> something previous to 3.0).
> I've read that interaction with non-cygwin programs should be better
> because of the console-helper.
> But in my daily usage the integration is worse, programs like tmux or
> even less seems to have more issues than before.
> For example
> /cygdrive/c/Program\ Files/TortoiseSVN/bin/svn log | less
> used to work correctly.
> Currently if I press arrow down or up less does not scroll up or down
> anymore and "ESC[" appears briefly at the top-left of the console.
> Of course i could install subversion inside cygwin, as
> svn log | less
> works without issues, but it's just an example.
> git, adb, and other programs trigger the same behavior.
> Also less is not the only program, tmux for example has similar issues.
> I believe the underlying issue is console-helper but I'm not sure how I
> could test it, as I did, for example, not find how I could disable it,
> or if the issue is already known.
> I'm able to reproduce the issue on a clean machine, so it should not be
> a configuration issue on my side.
Could you please try cygwin latest snapshot?
Takashi Yano <email@example.com>
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