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EOF disowns background jobs?

From: Matthew Woehlke
Subject: EOF disowns background jobs?
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2009 18:06:14 -0500
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$ some-command &
$ ^D
(bash exits, leaving some-command running)

Is this what is supposed to happen? Just asking because it made me go "huh?"; I was expecting some-command to get SIGHUP'd.

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