Cygwin built DLL invoked from MSC app doesn't seem to be all there.

Ian Zimmerman
Mon May 31 21:10:00 GMT 1999

Earnie Boyd wrote:
> --- Jon Wells <> wrote:
> > It's seems that only some bits of the cygwin API work inside a dll
> > invoked from a none cygwin applications.
> -8<-
> > Anyone got any thoughts? I getting really close to having to use
> > micromush tools and yucky ugly stuff like that..
> To communicate properly between cygwin and non-cygwin processes you must have
> set notty in the CYGWIN variable before starting bash.

Why?  I thought (after reading the documents) that CYGWIN=tty just
enabled termios calls.  What harm does it do when cooperating with
non-cygwin programs?

Ian Zimmerman
Lightbinders, Inc.
2325 3rd Street #324, San Francisco, California 94107

Want to unsubscribe from this list?
Send a message to

More information about the Cygwin mailing list