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Re: Getting rid of "Terminated" message thanks to SIGINT

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Getting rid of "Terminated" message thanks to SIGINT
Date: Tue, 01 Feb 2011 09:31:46 -0500
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On 2/1/11 3:52 AM, Marc Herbert wrote:
>>>> Is it a problem?  Bash prints messages about signal-terminated processes --
>>>> Most people want to know when their jobs die
>>> ...except when they explicitly kill them.
>> Then maybe the answer is to suppress the message when a process dies
>> due to SIGTERM, as well as SIGINT.
> Since TERM is the default it seems to make sense to me. Could you
> mention this to the bash maintainer? :-)

I will bring it up with him. :-)

> Would the same also make sense for a couple other signals? I have
> always been confused by the respective semantics of signals (assuming
> there are well defined semantics in the first place).

SIGPIPE is already treated specially.  There really aren't any others
that I would like to suppress.

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

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