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Re: bug or feature? Ctrl+C sometimes can't interrupt a loop with multipl


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bug or feature? Ctrl+C sometimes can't interrupt a loop with multiple enclosed pipes
Date: Mon, 28 Jun 2010 22:03:14 -0400
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On 6/28/10 9:06 AM, Ilya Basin wrote:

> Bash Version: 4.1
> Patch Level: 7
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
> Sample script included.
> When I press Ctrl+C, only the inside loop is interrupted. The outside loop 
> keeps going.
> In zsh and in old plain sh Ctrl+C works.

Thanks for the report.  The key is the shell control structure in a
pipeline calling an external command that dies due to SIGINT.  This
will be fixed in bash-4.2.

Chet
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