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Re: scrolling through history in cygwin terminal window line gets garbled




On 8/18/2018 9:27 PM, Steven Penny wrote:
> On Sat, 18 Aug 2018 20:47:31, cyg Simple wrote:
>> You should give that a try.  You can start with conhost and get a cmd
>> session.
> 
> it appears we have reached the bounds of your knowledge. trying to launch
> conhost.exe on its own is a noop.

Maybe for you but not for me.

> if you double click the EXE, or you
> call it
> from the run box, it will not show up in the task manager. if you ARE
> seeing it,
> its because you have launched one of these:
> 
> - cmd.exe
> - powershell.exe
> - sh.exe
> 
> and *it* has called conhost.exe. perhaps you should actually try this
> before
> commenting further.
> 

No for me, again Win10, executing or clicking from File Explorer the
conhost.exe program will open a cmd.exe window.

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