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Re: mintty: Doesn't know about CTRL key
- From: Andy Koppe <andy dot koppe at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 16 Apr 2010 19:12:02 +0100
- Subject: Re: mintty: Doesn't know about CTRL key
- References: <20100416152200.GV8556@calimero.vinschen.de>
> I'm more and more using mintty for everything (shell, admin shell,
> heating my food, you name it).
Food as well? It was only meant to make mint tea. Thanks for the endorsement. :)
> Consider you have more than one mintty window open. ÂA typical use case
> for me is to have one shell open under UAC and the other one with admin
> rights to test to test something. ÂThen I want to close both ttys and
> test again with another Cygwin DLL.
> So I press Ctrl-D twice, without lifting my thumb from the Ctrl key.
> The first mintty window closes just fine. ÂThe second mintty window does
> not close. ÂInstead, it behaves as if I had pressed the 'd' key alone.
> So I have to BS and then press Ctrl-D again to exit the second shell.
> Apparently the second mintty window doesn't recognize the fact that the
> Ctrl key is still pressed. ÂThis does not happen with two console
> windows, neither in tty, nor in notty mode.
Phew, not quite as bad as the title suggested.
This will be due to the hack for telling AltGrrrr from Ctrl+AltGr
(which is needed because Windows sends AltGr keypresses as
simultaneous Ctrl and Alt key events). Hopefully I'll find a way to
fix this without breaking something else again.
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