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Re: Inconsistent signal handling?

Philippe Troin wrote:
> Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx> writes:
> > Philippe Troin wrote:
> > >  [1] Why do we ignore SIGTERM on interactive sessions? That sounds
> > >      like a bad idea to me.
> > 
> > We restore SIGTERM to the default in entersubsh(), i.e. for all spawned
> > programmes.  So the intent seems to be that only the parent shell
> > ignores it.
> Yes, I've never said that programs launched by zsh had SIGTERM blocked
> or ignored. But I was wondering what was the rationale behind ignoring
> SIGTERM within zsh? I've always been annoyed at not being able to kill
> zsh with SIGTERM and having to send SIGHUP (or whatever-signal-of-the-day).

I suspect it's too old to have a rationale.  I've no personal attachment
to it.

> BTW what is your opinion about the rest of the patch?

As far as I can tell, looks OK.

Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx>                  Software Engineer
CSR Ltd., Science Park, Milton Road,
Cambridge, CB4 0WH, UK                          Tel: +44 (0)1223 692070

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