Michael Somos on Thu, 21 Nov 2002 15:46:57 -0500

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Re: Beware the quit = ^\

Bill Allombert wrote :

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

Oh, I don't think I am lucky at all. In such a case I simply
switch to another window with a command prompt and 'kill -9'
the process. Of course, in the old days, this was not possible
unless you used something like 'screen' ahead of time. Shalom,