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bug #54444: Octave-4.4.X CLI doesn't terminate at sigterm until <ENTER> pressed at prompt

Submitted by:  Olaf Till <i7tiol>
Submitted on:  Sat 04 Aug 2018 04:16:28 PM UTC  
Category:  Interpreter Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Regression
Status:  Confirmed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Olaf Till Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  4.4.0 Operating System:  GNU/Linux

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Thu 27 Sep 2018 08:36:58 PM UTC, comment #2:

Amending title to add the part about pressing the <ENTER> key. This also affects the development branch.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Sat 04 Aug 2018 07:03:15 PM UTC, comment #1:

I tested Octave 3.4 and 3.6, and octave-cli 3.8 through 4.2, and all exit immediately when they receive a SIGHUP, SIGTERM, or SIGQUIT.

In Octave 4.4 (either octave-cli or octave-gui), the interpreter does exit after receiving SIGHUP, SIGTERM, or SIGQUIT, but only after pressing Enter at the interpreter prompt.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Sat 04 Aug 2018 04:16:28 PM UTC, original submission:

Octave-4.4(.0), started with 'octave-cli', doesn't terminate at receiving sigterm, it seems to need sigkill, which leaves files marked in Octave as temporary open. Affects the parallel package.

Olaf Till <i7tiol>
Project Member


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2018-09-28 mtmiller Carbon-CopyRemoved 80942 => -
    2018-09-27 rik5 Summaryoctave-cli of octave-4.4.0 doesn't terminate at sigterm. => Octave-4.4.X CLI doesn't terminate at sigterm until pressed at prompt
    2018-08-04 mtmiller CategoryNone => Interpreter
        Item GroupOther => Regression
        StatusNone => Confirmed

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