bash window timeout?

Brian Jones
Tue Nov 30 23:39:00 GMT 1999

Thanks, that was indeed the problem.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andre Oliveira da Costa [ ]
> Sent: Monday, November 29, 1999 12:56 PM
> To: Brian Jones
> Cc: Cygwin
> Subject: RE: bash window timeout?
> The environment var TMOUT is probably set with a value >0 on 
> your system.
> From bash manpage (section "Shell Variables"):
>        TMOUT  If  set  to a value greater than zero, the value is
>               interpreted as the number of seconds  to  wait  for
>               input  after issuing the primary prompt.  Bash ter
>               minates after waiting for that number of seconds if
>               input does not arrive.

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