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Re: bash misbehavior
On Tue, Sep 28, 2004 at 11:08:56PM -0400, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
>Yep, that would work too, but it's costly. In bash there is a new
>process group leader for every command/pipeline
>I will leave this issue simmer for a while.
But does the process group leader always go away? I would think that
would be a pretty odd case.
>I also tried your patch:
>~: true | `echo true` &
>~: sleep 1 | `echo true` &
> Done true | `echo true`
>~: Use "logout" to leave the shell.
>That was predictable. In bash the first process of a pipeline
>is the group leader. If it lingers, your patch does not kick in
>and the tcsetpgrp() that shouldn't happen succeeds.
>At this point I think it's a bash bug, and I don't see anything
>specific to Cygwin that triggers it !!!
>I will write to the bash maintainer, with cc to this list.
I'll subscribe Chet to the cygwin-developers-allow so that he can subscribe.