Karim Belabas on Mon, 18 Apr 2005 11:28:21 +0200

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Re: GP handling of SIGINT (Linux)

* Jeroen Demeyer [2005-04-17 21:35]:
> Hello list,
> while hacking with GP and shell scripts under Linux, I noted the following:
> When using GP non-interactively (gp -f -q <commands.gp >output),
> it only handles a SIGINT once.  The first SIGINT is caught and 
> interrupts the current command (as usual), but any further SIGINTs do 
> nothing.  I don't understand how come this behaviour is different from 
> an interactive GP, where multiple SIGINTs can be cought.
> Is this a feature or a bug?

It's a bug, which we've not been able to trace so far. See



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