Odd apparent cursor movement in mintty (+emacs)

Gary cygwin@garydjones.name
Wed Sep 22 11:17:00 GMT 2010

Thomas Wolff wrote:
> On 22.09.2010 09:25, Gary wrote:
>> In some file^H^H^H^Hbuffer in emacs(-nox), with mintty maximised, cursor
>> movement appears incorrect - moving the cursor forward[1] (emacs'
>> forward-char via C-f / cursor right key) incorrectly positions the
>> visible cursor 'n' characters forward. The insertion position is
>> correct, however - it only moves one character forward.
>> emacsclient 23.2, GNU Emacs 23.2.1, if it makes any difference.
>> [1] backward, too, but up and down seem unaffected
> Do you have any non-ASCII characters on the affected lines? If so, it
> sounds like a mismatch of character encoding between mintty and emacs'
> assumption. What's your locale environment variables?

In that case wouldn't it also happen when mintty was not maximised? It

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1.7.7(0.230/5/3) 2010-08-31 09:58 Cygwin

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