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

Tuong Nguyen Manh tuongnm at gmx.net
Tue Jul 7 07:08:59 EDT 2009

Damjan Georgievski 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.
> If I start python in the same terminal, it will notice the ctrl-c, so
> it's not the terminals fault.
> This started to happen with bash 4.0
As a workaround you could start urxvt with the command to start bash and 
exit again:

urxvt -e sh -c 'bash;exit'

At least, this works for me using xmonad.

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