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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

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