Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] TEST RELEASE: Cygwin 2.7.0-0.1
- Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2017 16:15:21 -0400
- From: cyg Simple <cygsimple@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] TEST RELEASE: Cygwin 2.7.0-0.1
On 3/20/2017 6:49 PM, Steven Penny wrote:
> On Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:06:26, cyg Simple wrote:
>> This really isn't a Cygwin issue as I see it. What occurs if you run
>> your mingw32.exe in a CMD command window? This may be a mintty issue
>> but certainly not because of Cygwin itself. But even the mintty case is
>> dependent on the results you see in CMD.
> Wrong. Somewhere between the Cygwin, Bash and Readline this got messed up:
> On Thu, 02 Feb 2017 17:50:55, Steven Penny wrote:
>> Correction again, this nightmare keeps getting worse. Using this test:
>> Pasting fails for every recent combination. The only fix I found was
>> back to bash-4.3.48 and libreadline7-6.3.8. Please fix this, starting
>> to make my
>> head hurt.
Which goes to further state that this isn't Cygwin but a library package
used by bash. Cygwin is the POSIX glue to the packages; I know that
everyone wants to think of the entire set as Cygwin but that isn't
really true. Cygwin is managing to present these characters without
issue with other packages.
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