Now need to do a 1.5.10 release ASAP

Corinna Vinschen
Fri Mar 26 15:38:00 GMT 2004

On Mar 26 00:32, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 25, 2004 at 01:03:22PM -0500, Nicholas Wourms wrote:
> >cgf wrote:
> >>I have unearthed YA signal handling problem on Windows ME.  It's easy
> >>enough to duplicate but I can't figure out the reason for the behavior
> >>yet.  I've been hitting on it in my spare time but it is holding up the
> >>release.
> >
> >Can you be more specific?  I'm curious because I've been having
> >problems as well, but assumed they were related to local changes I
> >made.
> Surprisingly, it turned out to be a bash bug, AFAICT.  You should be able
> to trigger it on linux if you hold down ^C long enough.  Eventually, you'll
> get a signal handler calling kill, which calls the same signal handler, which
> calls kill, which calls the same signal handler, which calls kill, etc.

I just encountered the following problem:  When using the signal
patches from 2004-03-25, my bash scripts run, but never exit, unless
I press Ctrl-C.  When changing the script's first line to #!/bin/sh,
they exit fine.  Is that actually a bash bug?


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