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Re: no way to stop the time bomb "sleep 100; echo BOOM"?


From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: no way to stop the time bomb "sleep 100; echo BOOM"?
Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2002 12:40:36 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.090006 (Oort Gnus v0.06) Emacs/20.7 (i386-redhat-linux-gnu)

Dan Jacobson <address@hidden> wrote:
> Fellas, I was a bit disturbed to find that there is apparently no way
> to stop the ticking time bomb:
>
> $ sleep 100;echo cant stop the time bomb... BOOM

Right.  But FWIW:
$ ( sleep 100; echo interruptable boom )

> Oh, I bet this is some set -o thing that everybody else knows but me.

None that I know of, but I haven't checked the man page.


paul



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