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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
 > 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.

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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