tcsh hangs in sigsuspend

Steve Kargl sgk at
Sat Jun 30 15:41:14 UTC 2007

On Sat, Jun 30, 2007 at 04:25:29PM +0100, Rui Paulo wrote:
> At Sat, 30 Jun 2007 08:04:48 -0700,
> Steve Kargl wrote:
> > I suspect it is the same problem.  Unfortunately, the author of
> > tcsh does not have a publicly available source tree, so one cannot
> > determine if the problem is fixed.  It looks like you've managed
> > to go beyond the limited debugging I did in bin/112408.  Hopefully,
> > this gets addressed before 7.0 is released. 
> But you can consult the bug tracking system at


This URL points to
which is due to bin/112408.

I've repeatedly asked to have the import of tcsh 6.15.00 backed out to
the old 6.14.00 version.  Having 7.0 released with a broken default
user shell seems to be a lack of QA.  A more important question is
"can the broken signal handling in tcsh be exploited?"


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