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RE: 1.7.11: Ctrl-C does not work in bash shell (Win7)
- From: "Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E]" <BBuchbinder at niaid dot nih dot gov>
- To: "cygwin at cygwin dot com" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Cc: "Spackmann, Richard M." <rmspackmann at tribune dot com>
- Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2012 15:56:53 -0400
- Subject: RE: 1.7.11: Ctrl-C does not work in bash shell (Win7)
Spackmann, Richard M. sent the following at Tuesday, April 03, 2012 2:18 PM
>When I open up a cygwin command line bash shell and I notice now that
>Ctrl-C does not exit out from the current command prompt to start a new
>Ctrl-C will however exit a running process.
>Is this to be the behavior from now on, or is a
>reoccurrence of the possible bug as reported in
>If so, when is the next cygwin bug release due out?
>I am running Windows 7 and just upgraded to 1.7.11 - attached is the
>output of cygcheck.
I think that it may be bash, not cygwin. Bash does not exit with ^C,
but will with ^D.
See SIGNALS in man bash. (A feature, not a bug.)
If you want to replace an instance of bash with a new one, think about
using the exec builtin.
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