Subject: Re: Control-C problems in Linux with pkgsrc
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: None <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/03/2003 17:28:09
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 08:26:34AM -0700, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> On Wed, 3 Sep 2003, Martti Kuparinen wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > I'm using pkgsrc with Slackware. For some reason ^C does not
> > work correctly inside pkgsrc. As an example, if I do this
> For me, I have also noticed (under Linux) that when pressing CTRL-C during
> the fetch target that I will get my shell prompt back, but in the
> background a bmake process will continue and ftp process will continue
> (one after another if needed). So I have to kill the bmake process.

It also happens on NetBSD.

Quentin Garnier.