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

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Problem with Cygwin port under bash shell
Date: Sat, 31 Jan 2004 13:13:15 -0500 (EST)

On Sat, 31 Jan 2004, [ISO-8859-1] Fr?d?ric L. W. Meunier wrote:

> 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.
> >
> > That could be an ncurses problem, or it could be a cygwin problem.
> > Switching modes on the console window is rather fragile (several bugs).
> > Actually the last time I saw cygwin's console window working without
> > noticeable errors was mid-2002.
> >
> > If it's an ncurses bug I should be able to observe and correct it
> > (will do that).
> Not an ncurses problem, right ? I could reproduce it with
> ELinks, which doesn't use it at all.

Well, if enough people insist on using the feature and there's some
workaround using a cygwin function, it'll be regarded as a bug.

> Removing the 'tty' from CYGWIN fixes / works around it.

Thanks - then I don't have to do much with it now.

Thomas E. Dickey

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