Acroread vs. ctrl/z
pocallaghan at gmail.com
Thu Dec 19 23:56:32 UTC 2013
On Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 11:07 PM, Jonathan Ryshpan <jonrysh at pacbell.net>wrote:
> When Adobe acroread is run from a terminal, ctrl/z doesn't suspend it.
> ^Z appears on the terminal, which hangs until acroread terminates itself
> or ctrl/c is pressed on the terminal. However "$ acroread &" starts
> acroread in the background and ctrl/z suspends all other programs, as
> expected. System is Fedora-19 with all updates installed.
> Has anyone else seen this? What's going on?
Presumably acroread is trapping the Ctrl-Z. Whether that's a bug or a
feature is a matter of conjecture. Programs can do pretty much what they
like with their controlling terminal. It doesn't mean there's anything
wrong with your system.
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