Why are the 32- and 64-bit cygwin1.dlls incompatible?

Charles Wilson cygwin@cwilson.fastmail.fm
Fri Aug 23 19:29:00 GMT 2013


On 8/23/2013 2:12 PM, Warren Young wrote:
>> I don't think ncurses can work without a tty interface
>
> Orpie runs in a cmd.exe window.  ncurses must have some fall-back mode.

When you launch a cygwin program in a cmd.exe window, cygwin sets up a 
tty-like interface (the TERM=cygwin terminal), and (cygwin)ncurses uses 
that.

--
Chuck


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