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Re: Turning off job control doesn't make async jobs ignore SIGINT


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Turning off job control doesn't make async jobs ignore SIGINT
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2007 23:11:39 +0200
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AnMaster <address@hidden> writes:

>>From man bash:
>        Non-builtin  commands  run by bash have signal handlers set to the 
> values inherited by the shell from its parent.
>        When job control is not in effect, asynchronous commands ignore SIGINT 
> and SIGQUIT in addition to these inherited
>        handlers.   Commands  run  as  a result of command substitution ignore 
> the keyboard-generated job control signals
>        SIGTTIN, SIGTTOU, and SIGTSTP.

That paragraph is only relevant for interactive shells and keyboard
generated signals.  See also
<http://www.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/009695399/utilities/xcu_chap02.html#tag_02_11>.

Andreas.

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