bugmake - Bugs: bug #57967, make messes up the terminal


bug #57967: make messes up the terminal

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Sat 07 Mar 2020 12:07:51 PM UTC  
Severity:  3 - Normal Item Group:  Bug
Status:  Fixed Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  Paul D. Smith <psmith> Open/Closed:  Closed
Component Version:  4.0 Operating System:  POSIX-Based
Fixed Release:  SCM Triage Status:  None

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Tue 31 Mar 2020 05:12:05 AM UTC, comment #1: 

Patch applied.  Thanks!

Paul D. Smith <psmith>
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Sat 07 Mar 2020 12:07:51 PM UTC, original submission:  

I have a program which is using the splice(2) system call for i/o when the source is a pipe.

Each time I run GNU make in the terminal, the program will fail afterwards with an error caused by splice(2) not being able to write to the terminal anymore.

It happens because GNU make sets the terminal in append-mode, and splice(2) will not accept it.

I have already described this bug at


and also already submitted a report with a patch to bug-make@


which was ignored without any explanation.



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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2020-03-31 psmith StatusNone => Fixed
        Assigned toNone => psmith
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
        Component VersionSCM => 4.0
        Fixed ReleaseNone => SCM

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