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Re: notes for 2023 release

From: Sergey Bugaev
Subject: Re: notes for 2023 release
Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2023 15:13:12 +0300

On Sun, Jun 11, 2023 at 2:52 PM Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@gnu.org> wrote:
> > This was an important fix; currently ctty handling is completely
> > broken in Debian.
> How does it manifest in practice?

A background process that tries to read (or write, if TOSTOP is set,
which you can do with 'stty tostop') the terminal is not stopped with
a signal, but instead competes for consuming the input with the
foreground process. Try this:

$ (sleep 5 && cat > /dev/null) &
$ <do something else for a while>


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