Produce beeps using soundcard

Joshua Daniel Franklin joshuadfranklin@yahoo.com
Thu Feb 13 20:23:00 GMT 2003


>From 'man bash':
       escape sequences, if present, are decoded as follows:
              \a     alert (bell)

Wouldn't this be better called "bell" or "alert"?

--- Vaclav Haisman <V.Haisman@sh.cvut.cz> wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> this small patch adds an ability to produce beeps (\a) using soundcard by
> MessageBeep() call. It can be enabled by new CYGWIN option winbeep.
> 
> Vaclav Haisman
> 
> 2003-02-13  Vaclav Haisman  <V.Haisman@sh.cvut.cz>
> 	* environ.cc (windows_beep): New variable declaration.
> 	(parse_thing): New CYGWIN option.
> 	* fhandler_console.cc (windows_beep): New variable definition.
> 	(fhandler_console::write_normal):  Handle the new option.
> 	* Makefile.in (DLL_IMPORTS): Add libuser32.a for MessageBeep.

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