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sr #108593: Interrupt on process substitution from stdin kills bash

Submitted by:  DrkShadow <drkshadow>
Submitted on:  Wed 04 Jun 2014 06:38:01 AM UTC  
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Severity:  3 - Normal Status:  Done
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Operating System:  GNU/Linux

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Tue 17 Nov 2015 09:37:55 PM UTC, comment #5:

I have figured out why, and will have a fix in place for the next version.

Chet Ramey <chet>
Project Administrator
Mon 16 Nov 2015 09:51:24 PM UTC, comment #4:

For an unknown reason, xterm (but not other terminal emulators) sends the parent shell a SIGHUP after the SIGINT, which causes the shell to exit. I'm looking at why that is.

Chet Ramey <chet>
Project Administrator
Sat 14 Nov 2015 12:30:25 AM UTC, comment #3:

Talking with another,

this issue doesn't happen in bash inside a bash. I also can't reproduce it in a tty. For me it happens inside screen inside xterm. Another says it happens in xterm and st, but not urxvt. The same person says also that zsh and ksh do not have the issue.

$ xterm bash

$ cat < <(cat)

causes multiple terminals to exit.

DrkShadow <drkshadow>
Wed 25 Mar 2015 11:18:21 AM UTC, comment #2:

Not a bug

Cannot reproduce:

dualbus@yaqui ~/t % bash
dualbus@yaqui:~/t$ cat < <(cat)
GNU bash, version 4.3.33(1)-release (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu)
dualbus@yaqui:~/t$ exit
dualbus@yaqui ~/t % ~/local/gnu/bash/devel/bin/bash
dualbus@yaqui:~/t$ cat < <(cat)
GNU bash, version 4.4.0(1)-devel (x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu)

Eduardo Bustamante <dualbus>
Wed 04 Jun 2014 06:46:30 AM UTC, comment #1:

Final line did not display:

When you execute and then ctrl-C this command, BASH exits.

DrkShadow <drkshadow>
Wed 04 Jun 2014 06:38:01 AM UTC, original submission:

I was executing a command, and made a typo on sed -- left off the filename. I couldn't ctrl-c the command, so I suspended and used kill:

This caused bash to exit. I was in screen at the time, and the index in the list of screens disappeared, processes that were backgrounded in that bash session were killed. This seems erroneous. Another distilled this significantly, and this command exibits the same behavior on ctrl-c:

DrkShadow <drkshadow>


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