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Re: [Fwd: Re: [Fwd: SIGTTIN when exec-ing from .profile/.bashrc]]


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Fwd: Re: [Fwd: SIGTTIN when exec-ing from .profile/.bashrc]]
Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2001 11:05:57 -0400

> it's a console login under solaris 5.5.1.  my default shell is bash 2.01.1(1).
> my .bash_profile says:
> 
>      if [ ${BASH_VERSINFO[1]} -lt 5]; then exec ~/local/bin/bash --login "$@"
> 
> and ~/local/bin/bash is 2.05.0(1).   not sure what /usr/bin/login does under
> solaris 2.5.1.
> 
> what was the patch (the code fragment listed earlier) supposed to do?

It fixed the problem in `exec' that caused the terminal process group to
be set incorrectly.  That problem existed, I presume, as far back as
bash-2.01.1 and possibly earlier.

Since the problem is in bash-2.01.1, you will have to upgrade your login
shell to get it fixed.


-- 
``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
( ``Discere est Dolere'' -- chet)

Chet Ramey, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/



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