[PATCH v2 0/4] Improve pseudo console support.

Takashi Yano takashi.yano@nifty.ne.jp
Fri Jan 22 11:40:26 GMT 2021

On Fri, 22 Jan 2021 10:50:28 +0100
Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Jan 22 05:58, Takashi Yano via Cygwin-patches wrote:
> > The new implementation of pseudo console support by commit bb428520
> > provides the important advantages, while there also has been several
> > disadvantages compared to the previous implementation.
> > 
> > These patches overturn some of them.
> > 
> > The disadvantage:
> >  1) The cygwin program which calls console API directly does not work.
> > is supposed to be able to be overcome as well, however, I am not sure
> > it is worth enough. This will need a lot of hooks for console APIs.
> Definitely not.  We should really not cave in to such expectations.
> Cygwin apps are POSIX apps in the first place and should use the API
> provided by Cygwin and other Cygwin libs.  Yes, there are border cases
> like the X server or cygrunsrv, but these are limited and should stay
> limited.

I agree. I will stop working on it.

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

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