Interaction with non-cygwin programs
Mon Oct 26 08:58:37 GMT 2020
On Mon, 26 Oct 2020 07:05:30 +0100
Federico Kircheis wrote:
> On 25/10/2020 11.12, Takashi Yano wrote:
> > 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?
> > https://cygwin.com/snapshots/
> Thank you, tried and it seems to work.
> I could notice only one minor issue: when making changing the terminal
> size with "Wind+arrow"with
> /cygdrive/c/Program\ Files/TortoiseSVN/bin/svn log | less
> less does not seem to acknowledge the new terminal size, while
> svn log | less
> If using the mouse and resizing the terminal by hand, both commands seem
> to behave the same.
Thanks for the report. However, I cannot reproduce that.
1) What windows version are you using? (such as Win10 1909)
2) What less version are you using? (which less, and cygcheck -c less)
Takashi Yano <email@example.com>
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