Now need to do a 1.5.10 release ASAP

Christopher Faylor cgf@alum.bu.edu
Fri Mar 26 15:55:00 GMT 2004


On Fri, Mar 26, 2004 at 04:38:27PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>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?

Do you have a shell script which demonstrates the problem?  I can't
duplicate this.

cgf



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