signals not working in shells run under emacs on SUSE 6.3

Ron Peterson rpeterson at
Mon Feb 14 17:05:02 EST 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?

Try ^C^C.  Emacs captures ^C, even in a shell environment.

Hope you're not offended if I'm being over-obvious :-)

Ron Peterson
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