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Re: Pipe behaviour broken with Cygwin 2.2.0-1

On Wed, Aug 5, 2015 at 11:49 AM, Andrey Repin <> wrote:

>> Iâve noticed that the following is broken in Cygwin 2.2.0-1.  It works in Cygwin 2.1.0-1.
>> yes | head -10
>> This fails to exit on Cygwin 2.2.0-1.  It correctly exists on Cygwin 2.1.0-1.
> WJFFM both in mintty and native console.
> CYGWIN_NT-6.1 daemon2 2.2.0(0.289/5/3) 2015-08-03 12:51 x86_64 Cygwin

Does *not* work for me in an 'xterm' launched from the X toolbar icon.
I see the same error.

I don't see this with other commands, though.  'ls -l | head -10'
works just fine.

Okay, now this is really weird.... I have a hotkey set up in
AutoHotKey (Alt-Shift-T) to launch a new xterm.  It calls HSTART
which then runs a '.bat' file that runs:

c:\cygwin64\bin\bash.exe -i -c "exec /usr/bin/xterm -ls -u8 -display
:0.0 >/dev/null 2>&1 &"

Any 'xterms' I open with this *work just fine*.  Any I open from the
X11 taskbar *do not*.  From my system.XWinrc:

menu apps {
    xterm   exec    "xterm -ls -u8"

Usually, I use my hotkey to open windows, so I haven't noticed if/when
I get this IO error for similar commands.

I opened multiple xterms via both methods and confirmed that my hotkey
version always works and the menubar version never does.

CYGWIN_NT-6.1 sshhhh 2.2.0(0.289/5/3) 2015-08-03 12:51 x86_64 Cygwin

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