Subject: bin/4150: Ctrl-C and Mail
To: None <>
From: Wailer <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 09/25/1997 01:01:21
>Number:         4150
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       ^C mail abort only works once.
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    bin-bug-people (Utility Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Thu Sep 25 01:05:02 1997
>Originator:     Wailer
The Wailer at the Gates of Dawn            /          |
Just who ARE you calling a FROOFROO Head? /                                |
DoD#0667  "Just a friend of the beast."  | |
2,3,5,7,13,17,19,31,61,89,107,127,521,607....\      Port and Absinthe      |
>Release:        mail sources of July 9th
System: NetBSD 1.2G NetBSD 1.2G (GABRIELLA2) #0: Tue Sep 16 16:56:29 PDT 1997 i386

	Aborting mail with ctrl-C only works once per session.

	% mail
	Mail version 8.1 6/6/93.  Type ? for help.
	& 1								<--- read some mail
	Message 1:
	From banshee Thu Sep 25 00:55:05 1997
	Date: Thu, 25 Sep 1997 00:55:05 -0700 (PDT)
	From: Wailer <banshee>
	To: banshee
	Subject: mail here
	& R								<--- hit reply
	To: banshee
	Subject: Re: mail here
	(Interrupt -- one more to kill letter)
	^C& R							<--- hit reply again
	To: banshee
	Subject: Re: mail here
	^C^C^C^C^C^C^C^C^C^C^C			<--- hit ctrl-c all you want

	unknown.  this is the newest of my signal gripes with mail.
	the other is the eternal ^Z / pager core dump issue.