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Re: usability: exiting from GDB
Brian Dessent wrote:
> John Pye wrote:
>> Note the vital difference here: bash never asks for confirmation on ctrl-D.
> Did you really read the existing replies in this thread?
I was wrong here -- it does *sometimes* ask confirmation, as you've
> Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
>> I don't know about you, but my shell prints a warning message if I try
>> to C-d while there are background jobs running. GDB's behaving
>> exactly the same :-)
I did try this, but not with a suitable examples, perhaps. For example,
I was thinking of:
wget http://example.com/bigfile.iso &
There is no confirmation request in these case, although I'm not
completely confident on drawing the distinction between these and the
'cat &' case that was given.
As the programs that I tend to be working on are often like this, I
hadn't really notices the 'stopped jobs' warning.