misc/102357: csh/tcsh jobs control

Todor Dragnev todor.dragnev at gmail.com
Mon Aug 21 19:10:15 UTC 2006

>Number:         102357
>Category:       misc
>Synopsis:       csh/tcsh jobs control
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-bugs
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Mon Aug 21 19:10:13 GMT 2006
>Originator:     Todor Dragnev
>Release:        freebsd 6.1
FreeBSD iLux.g00net.org 6.1-STABLE FreeBSD 6.1-STABLE #0: Wed Jun 14 00:56:11 EEST 2006     root at iLux.g00net.org:/usr/src/sys/i386/compile/ZEON  i386

I have problem with jobs control in 'tcsh' or 'csh' shell.
Sometimes 'fg' command doesn't captures back the background process.
When executing something else, 'fg' starts working.
~> tail -f /var/log/httpd-error.log
--- output is removed ---
~> bg
[1]    tail -f /var/log/httpd-error.log &
~> jobs 
[1]    Running                       tail -f /var/log/httpd-error.log
~> jobs -l
[1]     4372 Running                       tail -f /var/log/httpd-error.log
~> fg
fg: No current job.
~> man
What manual page do you want?
~> fg
tail -f /var/log/httpd-error.log


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