Problem with batch file from tcsh and CYGWIN=tty

Earnie Boyd
Mon May 31 21:10:00 GMT 1999

--- David Bailey <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a small but niggling problem:
> Using B20.1 from the standard full.exe distribution on NT (SP4 or 5) and
> tcsh I run a small batch file that in trun calls another (non-cygwin) exe.
> This exe uses the cursor keys in much the same way as tcsh to give it's own
> internal command history. The trouble is, that if CYGWIN is set to "tty"
> this doesn't work - the up arrow cursor simply moves the cursor up one line.
> Leaving out the "tty" piece restores the correct functionality, but then I
> run into problems if I need to ctrl-c things.
> I poked about in the mail archives but couldn't find anything directly
> relevant to this.
> Any suggestions?

Your "problem" is a known and documented feature.  Recent snapshots have
reworked the terminal handling, I don't know if it has resolved this problem. 
Check the Changelog for revision information.

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