Emacs 21.3.50 problem on XP

Dharanyava@netscape.net Dharanyava@netscape.net
Tue Jun 28 03:24:00 GMT 2005


Igor Pechtchanski wrote:

>Ugh.  Top-posting.  Reformatted.
>
>On Mon, 27 Jun 2005, Dharanyava wrote:
>
>> Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha@XX.XXX.XXX> wrote:
>
><http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#PCYMTNQREAIYR>.  Also, again,
><http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#PCYMTWLL>.  Thanks.
>
>> >On Sat, 25 Jun 2005, Dharanyava wrote:
>> >
>> ><http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#PCYMTWLL>.  Thanks.
>> >
>> >> Okay, I searched & found nothing about this: somehow, on my
>> >> installation, C-x C-c doesn't quit-emacs-permanently; C-x functions
>> >> alright, but C-c is being caught and returning a beep instead of
>> >> actually executing quit-emacs-permanently. Does this have anything to do
>> >> with having to install leim?  (I saw that post, and had already started
>> >> downloading it for updated installation.)
>> >
>> >Not enough information (see <http://cygwin.com/problems.html> for problem
>> >reporting guidelines).  However, at a guess, you're running this from a
>> >console window and don't have "tty" in your CYGWIN variable (as indicated
>> >in the emacs README).  Try quitting all Cygwin processes; setting
>> >"CYGWIN=tty" (provided your CYGWIN variable was empty before); and then
>> >starting bash -- emacs should work from that shell.
>> >
>> >If that doesn't help, please review <http://cygwin.com/problems.html> and
>> >provide the requested information.
>>
>> Sorry - running Cygwin 1.5.7-1 on XPSP2.  TERM=cygwin.  That was my
>> first thought.
>
>Still not enough information, but the "cygcheck -svr" output should
>contain the missing bits.
>
>Did you actually try the above advice of adding "tty" to your $CYGWIN?
>
>> If it's useful, info seems to exit perfectly fine.
>
>Nope, not useful (different technique -- info catches SIGINT, and emacs
>actually uses the Ctrl-C key combination).
>
>> Will run cygcheck -s -v -r and post as soon as possible.
>
>Good, thanks.
>    Igor
>-- 

Sorry - totally missed the CYGWIN var.  This worked as expected.  Confused
because previous to 1.5.17 I didn't have this set, AFAIK.

Tx for the boot to the head. ;)

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