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Re: [Help-bash] Signal delivery and select/read

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Help-bash] Signal delivery and select/read
Date: Sun, 12 May 2019 13:15:30 -0600
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On 4/21/19 1:46 AM, Andreas Kusalananda Kähäri wrote:

>> I can see arguments for the current select behavior and the behavior where
>> it more closely mimics the `read' builtin. Which do you think works better?
> Well, I could say that I think having them behave the same would be
> nice, and being able to interrupt the read of "select" in exactly the
> same way as with "read" when a trap handler for SIGINT is installed
> would be good.  This was however not an attempt to get anything changed,
> just me trying to figure out why the two behaviours were different and
> whether the behaviours were documented.

I think I will change the behavior of the read builtin when called by
select to be identical to the read builtin behavior when called


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