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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: Cygwin 2.6.1-1




On Sun, 18 Dec 2016 09:41:29, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> - Fix regression in console charset handling
>   Addresses: https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2016-10/msg00000.html

It looks like fixing this may have caused another issue. Example test:

With cmd.exe, you can type Alt 234 and it produces
GREEK CAPITAL LETTER OMEGA U+03A9. However with Cygwin via Cygwin.bat it yields
nothing. Non ASCII characters can be read from scripts, but they cannot be
entered interactively.

They cannot be pasted either; pasting some words will remove all non ASCII
characters.

I believe this to be a recent issue, if memory serves this did work before, and
should given that cmd.exe handles it fine.


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