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Re: Problems with echo. (echo period)

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Problems with echo. (echo period)
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2007 06:14:52 +0300

> From: "Dave Korn" <address@hidden>
> Cc: <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2007 01:21:35 +0100
> >> (Notice the extra empty-line... weird)
> > 
> > It's not weird, it's how `echo' in cmd.exe works.
>   It doesn't normally print the word "echo", though.

Right, and it doesn't do that here.  But the extra newline is always

>   Benoit, you have CYGWIN=tty set in your environment.
>   Don't try and launch win32 native programs (e.g., cmd.exe) from a cygwin
> console using CYGWIN=tty, as the win32 native program gets very seriously
> confused to find its stdin and stdout connected to pipes instead of to a
> console.

Thanks for the explanation.

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