[PATCH v2] Cygwin: pty: Introduce disable_pcon in environment CYGWIN.
Mon Feb 10 12:25:00 GMT 2020
On Mon, 10 Feb 2020 11:07:10 +0100
Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Feb 8 18:13, Thomas Wolff wrote:
> > On 22.01.2020 11:06, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > > On Jan 21 22:25, Takashi Yano wrote:
> > > > - For programs which does not work properly with pseudo console,
> > > > disable_pcon in environment CYGWIN is introduced. If disable_pcon
> > > > is set, pseudo console support is disabled.
> > > Pushed. I just fixed a missing </para> in the doc text.
> > >
> > Sorry I didn't notice this before. I think rather than having to decide and
> > unconditionally switch on or off, a better approach would be to
> > automatically enable pseudo console when forking a non-cygwin program only,
> > or have that as a third option. (I think I had suggested this before.)
> > It's good we had pseudo console in unconditionally now for a while, as that
> > apparently helped identifying a bunch of issues, but targetting it to where
> > it's really needed would further help to avoid future trouble, including any
> > performance issues as recently reported.
> > I'm willing to prepare a patch if desired, as I had implemented that
> > condition already for my earlier "winpty injection" proposal.
> > Thomas
> Interesting idea, but given that all the Pseudo Console code in
> Cygwin is from Takashi, he should decide how to go forward.
> Takashi? What do you think?
I cannot imagine how to realize this right now. Let me consider.
Takashi Yano <email@example.com>
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