[PATCH] Cygwin: console: Fix segfault on shared_console_info access.

Takashi Yano takashi.yano@nifty.ne.jp
Tue Feb 25 03:08:00 GMT 2020

Hi Corinna,

On Mon, 24 Feb 2020 19:33:18 +0100
Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> Is there some kind of workaround for that problem?  Otherwise defaulting
> to a (broken) xterm mode instead of a (working) cygwin mode is a bit
> questionable, isn't it?

In my environment, legacy cygwin mode is not 'working' with
gray background and black foreground. You can confirm what
happens if xterm mode is disabled by reverting cygwin to 3.0.7.

If you type 'aaa' in shell prompt and hit backspace, then
whole line after cursor gets black. Furthermore, if you run
vim, whole screen gets into black background and gray fore-

Do not these happen in your environment?

Oh, wait. I was setting foreground and background color in
"terminal" tab in property. If I set them in "colors" tab,
cmd.exe behaves differently. In this setting, your problem
does not seems to occur.

Takashi Yano <takashi.yano@nifty.ne.jp>

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