Bill Allombert on Thu, 21 Nov 2002 21:32:59 +0100

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Re: Beware the quit = ^\

On Thu, Nov 21, 2002 at 03:25:28PM -0500, Michael Somos wrote:
> > stty -a|grep quit
> intr = ^c; quit = ^\; erase = ^h; kill = ^u;

You can disable it with
stty quit ""

> I never have any use for 'quit', but use 'erase' a lot and
> sometimes 'intr' to stop a program. 

Then you are lucky. I have often programs going in such a bad state that 
only ^\ can kill them.