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Re: Weird background crashing bug


From: Greg Wooledge
Subject: Re: Weird background crashing bug
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:10:24 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.4.2.3i

Reply to the mailing list, and supply the information we requested
(the *exact output* of "type command_not_found_handle", and Pierce's
suggestion to try to duplicate the problem with command_not_found_handle
unset).

On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 03:04:03PM -0600, Braden Best wrote:
> Here's the same screenshot in panel format: http://i.imgur.com/aL8NySU.png
> 
> --Braden
> 
> On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 2:28 PM, Braden Best <address@hidden> wrote:
> 
> > Yes, the back tick is a quoting mechanism I picked up from stack exchange.
> > In those sites, it highlights the text and renders it in a fixed width font.
> >
> > cnf handle is : command not found
> >
> > Also, I misinterpreted one of the bullet points as "which *version* of
> > GCC was used" instead of simply "which compiler". As this version of bash
> > is what comes default from the Ubuntu repo, I'd assume it's GCC.
> >
> > Setting PS1 to something else prevents the crash for me. So since the root
> > of the problem appears to be $PS1...
> >
> > ~ $ echo $PS1
> >
> > \[\e]0;address@hidden: 
> > \w\a\]${debian_chroot:+($debian_chroot)address@hidden:\w\$
> >
> > Also, just to show that the terminal really *is* crashing, and not
> > somehow vanishing into the background itself, I made a gif. I don't usually
> > embed or attach gifs via email, so here's a link:
> > http://i.imgur.com/epCwOlI.gif
> >
> > What do you make of this?
> >
> > --Braden
> > On Jun 29, 2015 5:59 AM, "Greg Wooledge" <address@hidden> wrote:
> >
> >> 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.
> >>
> >
> 
> 
> -- 
> Braden Best
> address@hidden
> (505) 692 0947



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