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Re: [Bug-gnulib] addition: wait-process.h, wait-process.c

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnulib] addition: wait-process.h, wait-process.c
Date: 30 Sep 2003 12:12:08 -0700
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Bruno Haible <address@hidden> writes:

> So this was mainly needed because the 'diff' subprocess ignores
> SIGINT, but you want it nevertheless to exit as soon as the 'sdiff' process
> exits?

No, diff doesn't ignore SIGINT, but someone might kill sdiff (e.g.,
using 'kill') without killing its subprocesses.  In that case sdiff
should clean up nicely.  Similarly for other programs that have

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