After some use, Cygwin stops opening new shells when I try to open a new window or open a subshell in Midnight Commander (with
In MC it prints out:
Cannot open master side of pty: No such device or address (6)
Opening a new window fails with the window closing immediately.
To fix this, I have to exit all Cygwin windows and start again. Killing
cygrunsrv.exe processes is sometimes also necessary.
This is happening for a long time now (at least a few months), but has increased in frequency and happens at least daily, sometimes every hour.
About my installation:
- I'm using
- My terminal is fatty, a mintty clone with tabs. The issue seems to happen also with mintty.
Any idea what needs to be fixed?
EDIT: Found one more thing, when Cygwin stops to open new shells, it also fails to run
__git_ps1 that I have in my