bug-bash
[Top][All Lists]
Advanced

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

RE: Interactive job control and looping constructs


From: Ed Avis
Subject: RE: Interactive job control and looping constructs
Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2014 19:26:16 +0000

Thanks for your reply.  I am glad to hear that this is already on the wish list,
although I appreciate it is not straightforward to implement.

A stopgap might be to make Ctrl-Z do nothing when the currently running command 
is a loop or other flow control construct.
Instead it would print a message explaining that only the current subprocess 
would be interrupted, and saying to hit Ctrl-Z again if that is what you really 
wanted.  I hope this might go some way to making things less confusing, and be 
relatively quick to hack up.

-- 
Ed Avis <address@hidden>

______________________________________________________________________
This email has been scanned by the Symantec Email Security.cloud service.
For more information please visit http://www.symanteccloud.com
______________________________________________________________________

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]