Re: Bash not reacting to Ctrl-C

From: julie Sullivan
Date: Fri Jan 28 2011 - 17:44:25 EST

(apologies for not replying to original thread, I wasn't subscribed)

>Might be some Bash assumption or race that works under other OSs but somehow Linux
>does differently. IIRC Bash is being developed on MacOS-X.

Yep, and I can confirm that this behaviour is the same on MacOS-X too
(I tested Ingo's
bash scripts in my break on a machine at work today).
Ctrl-C is lost about once in every 10 times.

>See that '^C^C' line? That is where i had to do Ctrl-C twice.

I beat Ingo - I got three '^C's in a row on the Mac a couple of times :-)

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at