brltty problems with recent snapshots

Corinna Vinschen
Tue Jul 12 07:38:00 GMT 2011

On Jul 11 21:12, Lars Bjørndal wrote:
> Christopher Faylor writes:
> > On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 04:44:49PM +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> >>Christopher Faylor, le Sun 10 Jul 2011 20:31:22 -0400, a ?crit :
> >>> On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 02:11:14AM +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> >>> >just run
> >>> >
> >>> >brltty -b xw
> >>> >
> >>> >and it'll open a window at the top of the screen, which is supposed to
> >>> >display your shell prompt and what you are typing.
> >>> 
> >>> Thanks.
> >>> 
> >>> I don't see any difference in behavior between Cygwin 1.7.9, the most
> >>> recent snapshot, or the 20110629 snapshot.
> >>
> >>What behavior do you see?  Does the window show you the text as you type
> >>it in the cygwin console?
> >
> > Yes.
> Let me explain a bit more what happens here.
> (I've tried to also run rebaseall, but with no different result.)
> BRLTTY starts with a recent cygwin1.dll,, and the initial startup
> message is displayed on my braille display. Normally, it should be
> possible to press a scrolling key to make the message disappear, but
> nothing happens. If I, however, press the BRLTTY paste keys, the
> display is updated with the text at the current screen line. If the
> current line is a terminal prompt, and I type some text, the display
> isn't updated until I again press the BRLTTY paste. If I press the
> scroll up key for instance four times, and then press the paste keys, I
> can read the content of that line.

I just tried `brltty -b xw', too, and that's not what I see.  Every
keypress and every change to the command line is immediately reflected
in the brltty window.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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