SIGQUIT from tty layer

Ben Gamari bgamari.foss at
Sat Jul 11 08:02:20 PDT 2009

On Sat, Jul 11, 2009 at 02:16:59PM +0300, Marius Gedminas wrote:
> This sounds familiar:
>   "a set of 'stty' calls in the init scripts, that (amazingly) reset the
>    isig flag on the current vt (which in our case is the X vt). For
>    anyone ignorant of the vile mess of consequences that means
>    (obviously) your X server gets a SIGQUIT when you press enter."
>         --

Indeed it does. Unfortunately, it doesn't seem like my init scripts have
anything resetting isig. I do have a onlcr reset it seems, but would
that cause a SIGQUIT?

[1101 ben at ben-laptop etc] $ sudo grep stty -R *
init.d/rc:stty onlcr 0>&1

Thanks again,

- Ben

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