Subject: Re: pthread or signal problem ? (job-control)
From: David Laight <email@example.com>
Date: 01/26/2003 17:43:30
On Sun, Jan 26, 2003 at 11:14:14AM +0100, Marc Recht wrote:
> It seems it just goes round and round and round..
> > What does 'jobs' say at that point?
> emacs &
> mozilla &
> leeloo:~> jobs
>  + Running emacs
>  - Running xemacs
>  Running mozilla
ok at this point 'fg' and 'fg +' are the same as 'fg %2', 'fg -' is
the same as 'fg %3' so neither will bring mozilla to the forground.
You would need to type 'fg %4' to do that.
Your shell seems to be putting new background processes at the
back of the list of jobs instead of behind all the suspended
Of course the reason you are seeing the lockups is probably
the bug quoted elsewhere...
David Laight: firstname.lastname@example.org