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Re: My favorite pet bug (2004): Yum mishandles Ctrl-C



On Thu, 2006-08-31 at 12:45 +0300, Gilboa Davara wrote:
> Hello all,
> 
> This bug has been originally reported against yum/FC3 by Rahul Sundaram
> and continues to thrive...
> In essence, once yum begins to download files, it misinterprets Ctrl-C
> as "Mirror switch" instead of "Cancel", leaving the user no direct way
> to halt yum.

This has been considered a feature by a fair number of users.


> (I usually suspend yum [Ctrl-Z] and then kill it using "killall -9 yum"
> which is -far- from being an ideal solution).


Outside of downloading files you should be able to cancel yum at any
time in recent cvs pulls.

> Any chance of getting this fixed before FC6?

I'm not sure we'll ever be fixing the mirror skip thing or not.

-sv




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