[ANNOUNCEMENT] CALL FOR TESTING: Cygwin 1.7.12
Mon Apr 2 08:07:00 GMT 2012
On Mar 31 14:01, Thomas Wolff wrote:
> Am 30.03.2012 13:33, schrieb Corinna Vinschen:
> >- Fix a bug in controlling tty handling when duplicating a console descriptor.
> Hi, when I read this, I wondered whether this bug could be fixed:
> but it isn't.
> I had later found (and reported to cygwin-developers) that the
> terminal response to terminal queries (like cursor position request
> or device attribute request) is placed in the wrong buffer because
> there are different objects (descriptors?) for stdin and stdout, so
> the response would stay in Nirvana and never reach the application.
> (And it used to work in CYGWIN=tty mode because curiously, in that
> case, the console handles would have been shared for stdin and
> Since you seem to have just looked at this area of the console code,
> could you give it check?
I cant't find your later mails on the subject in the cygwin-developers
list archive, but I vaguley remember that this was discussed at one
point and nobody had an idea how to implement it without turning the
code upside down. You're familiar with the fhandler_console code as
well, so maybe you have an idea now how to implement this?
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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