signals not working in shells run under emacs on SUSE 6.3
Gerry.Feldman at compaq.com
Mon Feb 14 13:31:31 EST 2000
Also, look at the SuSE support page. There is an update on the SuSE
updates page for both emacs and xemacs. The way I to my updates is to
use YaST. When you go to install packages, select ftp, and it defailts to
the updates section by default. As you go down each section you get the
standard list of packages, and it will tell you if it is already installed or if
you have an older version installed, or none at all. There are some recent
security updates, expecially to bind and lprold.Another package corrects
permisisions on the /dev/pts entries.
BTW: the printing problem that I had reported earlier was a result of a
couple of cockpit errors. One was selecting a non-existent printer for
apsfilter. The other was a permission problem not resulting from the
On 14 Feb 00, at 12:25, Derek Martin wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Feb 2000, Jerry Callen wrote:
> > I've been having a problem running shells in an emacs buffer on SUSE 6.3.
> > For some reason signals (like ^C) are not being passed thru to the shell.
> > What's especially weird is that it *does* work when I'm logged in as root.
> > Does this ring a bell with anyone?
> Emacs is a beast, and the problem could be anything... but the first thing
> I'd look at would be your terminal settings. As each user, do
> stty -a
> and compare the results. Look especially for a setting near the beginning
> that looks like
> intr = ^C;
> That sets the interrupt character to ctrl-c. My initial guess is that it
> is set to something else.
> My next guess would be that Emacs is sucking up the ctrl-c and doing
> something with it... but I have no idea what to do about that.
> "Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?" "Who watches the watchmen?"
> -Juvenal, Satires, VI, 347
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