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Bug 2853 - xterm doesn't handle SIGINT
Summary: xterm doesn't handle SIGINT
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 2854
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: XFree86
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Lawrence
QA Contact:
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 1999-05-16 20:14 UTC by ak
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-05-16 20:38:03 UTC

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Description ak 1999-05-16 20:14:38 UTC
xterm cannot process SIGINT. When it gets a SIGINT this
happens (shown from strace):

select(7, [4 6], [], NULL, NULL)        = ? ERESTARTNOHAND
(To be restarted)
--- SIGINT (Interrupt) ---
fork()                                  = 9747
wait4(9747, NULL, 0, NULL)              = 9747
--- SIGCHLD (Child exited) ---

after that it hangs and can only be killed with
SIGTERM/SIGKILL. This is unique to the RH6 xterm,
Dickey's latest version or earlier versions didn't
have that problem.

It has been observed on a Alpha too.


Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-05-16 20:38:59 UTC
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 2854 ***

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