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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] TEST RELEASE: Cygwin 2.7.0-0.1




On Feb  3 09:39, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Feb  2 17:50, Steven Penny wrote:
> > On Thu, 02 Feb 2017 17:37:35, Steven Penny wrote:
> > > Ok, I found that if I install cygwin-2.7.0 and libreadline7-7.0.1-2 then this
> > > works as exepcted. I didnt realize libreadline7-7.0.1-2 was still in test
> > > status. However I thought that the Cygwin DLL update meant that the readline
> > > hack was not necessary? Please advise.
> > 
> > Correction again, this nightmare keeps getting worse. Using this test:
> > 
> >     %ö
> > 
> > Pasting fails for every recent combination. The only fix I found was falling
> > back to bash-4.3.48 and libreadline7-6.3.8. Please fix this, starting to make my
> > head hurt.
> 
> Cygwin 2.7.0:
> 
> Works in tcsh and dash, even with chcp 65001.  Does not work with
> bash for some reason in cp 65001.
> 
> Why are you switching to cp 65001, btw?  It's completely unnecessary
> for utf-8 to work in the Windows console.  Just stick to the default.

I wonder if that's a problem in the Windows console.  In theory the
console codepage should have no influence on Cygwin.  Codepages only
should influence non-Unicode aware applications, but console I/O in
Cygwin is using Unicode throughout.

Weird.


Corinna

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