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Re: ls: write error: Broken pipe

From: Dan Nicolaescu
Subject: Re: ls: write error: Broken pipe
Date: Thu, 08 Nov 2007 07:39:47 -0800

[Sorry for the late reply, I've been traveling].

Jim Meyering <address@hidden> writes:

  > Dan Nicolaescu <address@hidden> wrote:
  > >   > > whether to catch SIGPIPE or not. Maybe something has changed in tcsh
  > >   > > to make it catch SIGPIPE...
  > >   >
  > >   > How do you start tcsh?
  > >
  > > It's the login shell. I used it in xterm, not sure how xterm starts
  > > it.
  > Look at pstree output to see which program starts your xterm,
  > then see if that parent or some ancestor script uses "trap".
  > Just searching for "grep -w trap ~/.??" might give you something
  > interesting.

Nope, nothing.

  > Either your version of tcsh is somehow different from mine,
  > or some parent process is catching SIGPIPE.

The chain goes like this:

init - xterm - tcsh

My tcsh is: tcsh-6.14-15

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