[arch-general] CTRL-C stops working in bash 4.0

Dieter Plaetinck dieter at plaetinck.be
Tue Jul 7 03:24:09 EDT 2009

On Tue, 7 Jul 2009 01:19:41 +0200
Henning Garus <henning.garus at googlemail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 12:46 AM, Damjan
> Georgievski<gdamjan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Has anyone noticed that ctrl-c randomly stops working in the new
> > bash? I use rxvt-unicode 9.06-2 and it happens in a terminal where
> > ctrl-c worked while typing bash commands, it will suddenly stop
> > working ie bash will not recognise the key-press.
> There was a bug which stopped ctrl-c from working prior to bash
> 4.0.020 which appeared in conjunction with urxvt and tiling WMs, there
> is a thread on the urxvt ML [1] and on gnu.bash.bug [2]. This should
> be fixed by now. Are you using the newest bash package?
> [1] http://lists.schmorp.de/pipermail/rxvt-unicode/2009q2/000923.html
> [2]
> http://groups.google.com/group/gnu.bash.bug/browse_thread/thread/f1729727b17a6dd6/8fb77fe31705fabb

I have this problem for already a month or two. eg
before bash 4.0
Also using urxvt (and wmii). I'v just been too lazy to seek help.
So I'll just wait for fixed packages I guess :)


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