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Re: Is this a bug?

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Is this a bug?
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2020 18:27:57 -0400
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On 8/18/20 5:14 PM, George R Goffe wrote:
> Chet,
> Please accept my apology for not responding to your email sooner.
> I have the bash source from the(?) repository. I followed Dimitris suggestion 
> and found bash hung in a system call named "pselect". I did a grep on the 
> source and found the only two ".c" files using "pselect":

If it's in pselect, it's waiting for input. It's probably not performing
completion at all. It may have read the directory, found no common prefix
for the files it found, `rang' the visible bell, and gone back to waiting
to read the next input character.

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    chet@case.edu    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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