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Re: lynx-dev Problem with Cygwin port under bash shell

From: Frédéric L . W . Meunier
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Problem with Cygwin port under bash shell
Date: Sat, 31 Jan 2004 15:47:27 -0200

On Sat, 31 Jan 2004, Thomas Dickey wrote:

> On Sat, 31 Jan 2004, Doug Kaufman wrote:
> > I compiled the 2.8.5pre.3 code under Cygwin as a static binary using
> > ncurses 5.3(20030809 patch) and OpenSSL 0.9.7-stable and noted a few
> > problems.
> >
> > 1. When running in a Cygwin bash shell, after I quit lynx no typed
> > characters echo to the screen. I have to run "stty sane" to fix this.
> > This isn't a problem when running under COMMAND.COM. This is all in
> > Win98, using cygwin1.dll version 1.5.5, and with CYGWIN set to
> > "binmode tty codepage:oem". Is this a ncurses problem or a Cygwin
> > problem? After lynx quits the stty changes seem to be: -icrnl -onlcr
> > -icanon -echo.
> Something in your $CYGWIN variable seems to be a problem (I'll look at
> little further).  Setting it as you show, "stty sane" doesn't work for me
> - this on Windows2000 with the 1.5.5 dll.  stty says it is unable to
> perform all requested operations.

The same with 1.5.7 on XP Professional, but it works fine under
rxvt. I never use the default terminal since, among others,
pasting accented characters doesn't work...

> I suspect it's a cygwin bug though - ncurses tries to reset
> things just as stty would, and is failing. Probably (from
> reading the cygwin code, I've noticed examples) a newer stty
> has been patched to use a cygwin-specific kludge to make it
> work. My stty says its version is 2.0.15 (I'm not sure what
> package it's part of).

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