MinTTY

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Wed Dec 31 17:29:00 GMT 2008


On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 03:39:49PM +0100, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
>* Christopher Faylor (Tue, 30 Dec 2008 20:05:35 -0500)> 
>> On Tue, Dec 30, 2008 at 11:44:36PM +0000, Andy Koppe wrote:
>> > Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> >> I wouldn't mind making MinTTY a regular cygwin package.  It sounds like it
>> >> would get enough votes.
>> >
>> > That would be great. I'll need to read up on the package submission 
>> > requirements and process. Unless someone would like to volunteer as the 
>> > MinTTY package maintainer?
>> >
>> >> In fact, if it operates like an xterm on Windows
>> >> maybe it should even be the default program that is invoked by cygwin.bat.
>> >
>> > I'd certainly like that, although unfortunately MinTTY doesn't quite fit 
>> > the bill yet due to Issue 4 about leaving the console window open. And of 
>> > course it needs a lot more testing.
>> 
>> That's always an irritating issue.
>
>?? That's how Windows Cmd.exe works. If rxvt does something different 
>then it does some magic and it would definitely irritating to me if cmd 
>would /not/ keep a Window open until mintty is closed. If you want the 
>"old" behaviour of the command.com/Windows 9X environment, you have to 
>use "start".

How does any of the above make this non-irritating?

cgf 

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