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Re: Weird background crashing bug

From: Greg Wooledge
Subject: Re: Weird background crashing bug
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 07:59:40 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/

On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 09:28:11AM +0300, Pierre Gaston wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 5:54 AM, Braden Best <address@hidden> wrote:
> > I noticed it when I tried to branch an xterm off into multiple sessions
> > and mistyped its name:
> >
> > `xter m&`

I'm assuming the backticks are NOT actually part of the command.  I.e.
you are really just typing:

xter m&

> > * both xterm and gnome-terminal crash

> I don't seem to be able to reproduce with 4.3.30(1)-release, just in case,
> can you try it after running:
> PS1='$ ' PROMPT_COMMAND=''; unset -f  command_not_found_handle

It would also be useful to report what this command says:

type command_not_found_handle

There's a good chance the problem is being caused by some OS
vendor-installed command_not_found_handle that can't handle being
run as a background job.

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