SIGQUIT from tty layer

Ben Gamari bgamari.foss at
Thu Jul 9 10:18:16 PDT 2009

On Thu, Jul 09, 2009 at 05:00:47PM +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> SIGQUIT is sent to the X server if the controling tty of the X server
> (probably its VT) receives the QUIT character (usually control-\, i.e.
> 0x1c)

This, however, would imply that something is sending the character and
this something is certainly not me. Where else might this character come
from? How might I trace who's writing to the tty?

- Ben

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