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Re: BASH 3.0, IRIX, and INTR?

From: si
Subject: Re: BASH 3.0, IRIX, and INTR?
Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2005 14:55:54 -0600
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Ah ha, this makes sense.  Thanks!  I grabbed 3.0 off ftp.gnu.org, but it
appears that none of the bash3 patches have migrated there yet.

On Fri, Jan 21, 2005 at 03:48:19PM -0500, Chet Ramey wrote:
> si wrote:
> >Hello,
> >     I recently upgrade from bash 2.05b to 3.0, and noticed that for some
> >odd reason that INTR requests (^C) are no longer functional.  In most 
> >instances
> >it seems that ^Z also does not function.  Has there been any change in this
> >behavior between these versions?  Is this possibly a portability issue with
> >IRIX 6.5?  stty is showing the terminal configured properly, but simple 
> >tests
> >like a ls -lR / can not be interrupted with a ^C or backgrounded with a ^Z.
> >The same environment with bash 2.05b continues to function.  Any advice?
> IRIX uses deprecated syntax for `trap' in its startup files.  The
> use there ends up setting SIGINT, at least, and possibly SIGTSTP
> to SIG_IGN.
> Apply patch 3 to bash-3.0, which restores enough backwards compatibility
> to support this use.
> ftp://ftp.cwru.edu/pub/bash/bash-3.0-patches/bash30-003
> Chet

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