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Re: Terminal emulator in Windows

From: Akib Azmain Turja
Subject: Re: Terminal emulator in Windows
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2023 22:15:39 +0600

Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> writes:

>> From: Akib Azmain Turja <akib@disroot.org>
>> Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2023 14:08:21 +0600
>> As far as I know, terminal emulation doesn't work in Windows by default.
>> Was anyone able to make terminal emulation in Windows work, with a
>> shell?  If yes, how?
> If by "terminal emulation" you mean term.el, then it doesn't work on

No, not term.el, I'm willing to add the feature to my own terminal
emulator (though I don't use Losedows).

> MS-Windows because it requires two Posix features that AFAIK aren't
> available on Windows, certainly not with the Windows default shell:
>   . terminfo
>   . stty settings


> In addition, I'm not sure that Windows shells will work with the
> process-connection-type being nil (i.e. via pipes instead of PTYs),
> which is another feature that is missing on MS-Windows.

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