tcsh hangs in sigsuspend

Rui Paulo rpaulo at fnop.net
Sat Jun 30 15:54:14 UTC 2007


At Sat, 30 Jun 2007 08:40:13 -0700,
Steve Kargl wrote:
> 
> 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 http://bugs.gw.com/
> > 
> 
> ROTFL.
> 
> http://bugs.gw.com/view.php?id=52
> 
> This URL points to http://mx.gw.com/pipermail/tcsh-bugs/2007-May/000498.html
> which is due to bin/112408.

Yes. I know.

> 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?"

IMHO, a fix would be much better than backing out 6.15.00.

--
Rui Paulo


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