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bug #23334: interrupted "grep --color" might leave the terminal in "colored" state

Submitted by:  Robert Millan <robertmh>
Submitted on:  Fri 23 May 2008 05:16:45 PM UTC  
Category: NoneSeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: NoneStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: Open

Fri 23 May 2008 05:16:45 PM UTC, original submission:

If you were running "grep --color" over a large file or directory, and interrupt it with ^C, there's a chance your terminal is left being purple or red.

Would be nice if a signal hook reset color to normal (provided that isatty(1) of course).

Robert Millan <robertmh>


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