Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: Cygwin 2.6.1-1
- Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 07:21:55 -0700
- From: "John Hein" <3fbmqnhaz4@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: Cygwin 2.6.1-1
Steven Penny wrote at 16:39 -0800 on Jan 9, 2017:
> 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
> I believe this to be a recent issue, if memory serves this did work before, and
> should given that cmd.exe handles it fine.
It behaves the same as you describe above (yields nothing) here
with cygwin 2.6.0-1 and bash 4.3.46-7 on windows 7/32.
But it works as expected (yields omega) if you run tcsh instead of
bash from the cmd.exe window dos prompt... or even if you run tcsh
from within the bash.
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