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Re: SIGINT kills interactive shell from dot script

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: SIGINT kills interactive shell from dot script
Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2016 09:38:39 -0500
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On 11/7/16 7:54 AM, Martijn Dekker wrote:

> But it's really helped that bash turns out to have another unique
> behaviour: apparently, bash refuses to ignore SIGINT on interactive
> shells. So, for interactive bash, the workaround is simply to avoid
> using "trap - INT" to unignore the signal.

What do you mean? If you run 'trap "" SIGINT' in an interactive shell,
bash will let you happily pound on ^C on your keyboard all day long
without doing anything.

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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