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Re: spawnvp is "unbreakable" for non-cygwin programs - Was: spawn doesn't return for non-cygwin programs (and also is unbreakable)

On Wed, Jan 10, 2007 at 12:53:31PM -0600, Volker Quetschke wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>On Mon, Dec 25, 2006 at 04:02:20PM -0500, Volker Quetschke wrote:
>>>I recently tripped over the following problem: If a non-cygwin
>>>program gets started by cygwin's spawnvp() the spawn doesn't return
>>>until the started program returns.
>>Should be fixed in the latest snapshot.  Thanks for the test case.
>Thanks! Now spawnvp() really behaves like spawn.
>As reported in the original mail, but only being a minor nuisance,
>the spawned child is still not interruptible by CTRL-c when
>CYGWIN=tty in bash from cmd.exe is used, or when rxvt is used.

Since this isn't really a linux feature, I am willing to consider it a
feature that spawned non-cygwin processes do not exit when you hit
CTRL-C under control of a tty.


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