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Re: Documentation for cygwin-console-helper.exe

On Aug 13 08:57, cyg Simple wrote:
> On 8/13/2018 3:53 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Aug 12 19:53, cyg Simple wrote:
> >> The documentation for cygwin-console-helper.exe is missing, not even a
> >> --help function.
> > 
> > cygwin-console-helper.exe is not for the user to use, so why add
> > user docs?  The documentation is in the source for the interested
> > dev:
> > 
> > https://sourceware.org/git/?p=newlib-cygwin.git;a=blob;f=winsup/cygwin/fhandler_console.cc;hb=HEAD#l2521
> > 
> How the hell am I supposed to find that by looking at
> cygwin-console-helper.cc?

You aren't.  The cygwin-console-helper solution is under-the-hood stuff,
a solution for a problem which was supposed to be not user visible.
Because, in this case user visible means it doesn't work as desired.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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