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



On Thu, Aug 31, 2006 at 04:48:36PM +0300, Gilboa Davara wrote:
> > This has been considered a feature by a fair number of users.
> I don't doubt it.
> Buy why use Ctrl-C?
> It's like using the "X" button on a gnome WM decoration to maximize the
> Window.  It simpley makes no sense.

To you, perhaps. However, this sort of thing is fairly traditional behavior
in many unix programs -- stop what you're doing without killing the program.

Try this: run "bc", and type:

  while (1) print "looping\n"

and hit enter. Then, hit ctrl-c.


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Matthew Miller           mattdm mattdm org          <http://mattdm.org/>
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