Sending signals to a subprocess

Ken Brown
Mon Oct 18 13:22:00 GMT 2010

On 10/18/2010 9:12 AM, Oleksandr Gavenko wrote:
> On 18.10.2010 15:36, Ken Brown wrote:
>> On 10/18/2010 4:46 AM, Oleksandr Gavenko wrote:
>>> On 16.10.2010 20:17, Ken Brown wrote:
>>>> I could use some help fixing a longstanding bug in the Cygwin build of
>>>> emacs, in which emacs is unable to send signals to subprocesses.
>>> This off top but I use native Emacs and have annoying bug:
>>> in C-x shell if I start cygwin app it can not be broken by C-c C-c (try
>>> run 'yes' utility).
>> Yes, this is a known problem with native emacs and is documented in
>> etc/PROBLEMS. But Cygwin emacs will no longer have this problem as of
>> Emacs 23.3.
> Did you mean
> ** Interrupting Cygwin port of Bash from Emacs doesn't work.
> Cygwin 1.x builds of the ported Bash cannot be interrupted from the
> MS-Windows version of Emacs.  This is due to some change in the Bash
> port or in the Cygwin library which apparently make Bash ignore the
> keyboard interrupt event sent by Emacs to Bash.  (Older Cygwin ports
> of Bash, up to b20.1, did receive SIGINT from Emacs.)

Yes.  But let's not discuss native emacs further.  It's off topic for 
the cygwin list and also for this thread.

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