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Re: read still active after Ctrl-C

On Thu, 02 Jun 2016 08:19:56 +0200
Sebastian Gniazdowski <sgniazdowski@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> how to leave whole script on Ctrl-C? Below is a simple example where
> read is still active and waits for a key after Ctrl-C is pressed

There's a bug here, definitely.  As it wasn't entirely clear to me what
the result of all those traps was going to be I actually tried it with a
simpler trap on SIGINT only.

That second catch-all attempt to read from the terminal if the first
attempt via select failed was always voodoo.  I've a vague feeling it
was inspired by playing around on an old SunOS system a good twenty
years ago.  I'm not sure if this particular cargo cult now needs to be


diff --git a/Src/utils.c b/Src/utils.c
index 12911d3..95be1fb 100644
--- a/Src/utils.c
+++ b/Src/utils.c
@@ -2534,7 +2534,7 @@ read_poll(int fd, int *readchar, int polltty, zlong microseconds)
-    if (fd >= 0 && ret < 0) {
+    if (fd >= 0 && ret < 0 && !errflag) {
 	 * Final attempt: set non-blocking read and try to read a character.
 	 * Praise Bill, this works under Cygwin (nothing else seems to).

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