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Re: 20060521 snapshot, Ctrl-C, and Windows processes
On Sun, 21 May 2006, clayne wrote:
> On Sun, May 21, 2006 at 10:19:06PM -0400, Igor Peshansky wrote:
> > Noticed a problem today: if you start a Windows process in bash and
> > press Ctrl-C, the Ctrl-C will be delivered to the process, but then
> > bash (or the Cygwin wrapper that waits for the Windows process) will
> > simply hang until the Windows process terminates. If the process does
> > not terminate (e.g., "ping -t"), bash will hang until Ctrl-C is
> > pressed 10 times (the delays between the consecutive Ctrl-Cs don't
> > seem to matter).
> > Steps to reproduce:
> > In bash, type "ping -t cygwin.com", then, after a couple of ping
> > results, press Ctrl-C. The process will hang (here's the screenshot):
> > $ ping -t cygwin.com
> > Pinging www.cygwin.com [188.8.131.52] with 32 bytes of data:
> > Reply from 184.108.40.206: bytes=32 time=82ms TTL=46
> > Reply from 220.127.116.11: bytes=32 time=83ms TTL=46
> I know this may sound insane, but could you try the following in another
> shell when it is hanging:
> ping localhost
> ping <whatever your network interface ip is>
Tried it. Neither did anything discernible.
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