Cary Jamison
Thu Dec 1 20:54:00 GMT 2005

Williams, Gerald S (Jerry) typed:
> Chris Taylor wrote:
>> Yes. Don't use the cmd-based cygwin interface.
>> Use rxvt.
> Agreed. However, expect the occasional surprise when
> running non-Cygwin console binaries since they won't
> recognize that they are running on a terminal. I use
> a Tcl-based debugger at work, and when running it in
> Win32 console mode under RXVT, I don't get a prompt.
> If that's not an issue for you, go ahead and don't
> look back.

I'm always surprised at how many people recommened using rxvt.  I use it 
once in a while, but there's just too many things I do don't work right 
unless I'm using the regular Win32 console.  Output is delayed until the 
process exits, input is ignored, etc., etc.


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