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Re: mintty, xterm and rxvt freezes when displaying a binary stream
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 14 May 2013 01:02:59 -0400
- Subject: Re: mintty, xterm and rxvt freezes when displaying a binary stream
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On Tue, May 14, 2013 at 05:39:17AM +0100, Andy Koppe wrote:
>On 14 May 2013 01:23, Jack Adrian Zappa wrote:
>>In any case, how does Linux deal with this issue?
>I don't know. A buffer on the terminal's side of the pty? Automatic
>deadlock detection in the kernel, causing one of the blocking writes to
More likely, I suspect that Linux does not try to use Windows pipes
to emulate ptys and so does not suffer from buffer stalls and races.
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