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Re: Support for ConPTY?




Hi Andrey,

Thanks for your email. I am rather ignorant about the technical
issues, but if you take a look at the section titled

  ConHost - Investing in yesterday for tomorrow

in the referenced blog post it seems to indicate quite clearly that
the new API can be used to run *existing* Console applications so that
they appear to be basically Unix terminal applications (doing I/O
using VT codes, etc).

Cheers,
Nicolás


On Wed, Oct 3, 2018 at 6:35 PM Andrey Repin <anrdaemon@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Greetings, Nicolás Ojeda Bär!
>
> > I was wondering if it would be possible to use the recent ConPTY API
>
> >
> > https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/commandline/2018/08/02/windows-command-line-introducing-the-windows-pseudo-console-conpty/
>
> > to improve the compatibility of Cygwin with native Windows console
> > applications (especially interactive ones).
>
> "Native Windows console applications" are not using that API, so, the point?
>
>
> --
> With best regards,
> Andrey Repin
> Wednesday, October 3, 2018 19:22:41
>
> Sorry for my terrible english...

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