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SubjectRe: emergency or init=/bin/sh mode and terminal signals
Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Hi,
>
> There's a long-standing issue in init=/bin/sh mode: pressing control-C
> doesn't send a SIGINT to programs running on the console. The incurred
> typical pitfall is if one runs ping without a -c option... no way to
> stop it!
>
> This is because no session is set up by the kernel, and shells don't
> start sessions on their own, so that no session (hence no controlling
> tty) is set up.
>
> The attached patch sets such session and controlling tty up, which fixes
> the issue. The unfortunate effect is that init might be killed if one
> presses control-C very fast after its start.

Interesting idea, especially for a boot cd I built.

However, why not only set this if the shell is /bin/sh ?

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