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Bug 121233 - "sudo tail -f <somefile>" can't be stopped or interrupted with Ctrl+Z/Ctrl+C
"sudo tail -f <somefile>" can't be stopped or interrupted with Ctrl+Z/Ctrl+C
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: sudo (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Daniel Walsh
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Reported: 2004-04-19 11:32 EDT by Nils Philippsen
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-05-05 06:57:29 EDT
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Description Nils Philippsen 2004-04-19 11:32:16 EDT
Description of problem:


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. "sudo tail -f /var/log/messages"
2. if necessary, type in password
3. try to interrupt with Ctrl+C or to stop with Ctrl+Z

Actual results:

Nothing happens

Expected results:

process stops or gets interrupted

Additional info:

all this is run from bash
Comment 1 Nils Philippsen 2004-04-20 08:47:23 EDT
When running from a sudo'ed root shell ("sudo su -"), Ctrl+Z works as
expected, but Ctrl-C doesn't interrupt the process.
Comment 2 Daniel Walsh 2004-04-21 07:12:36 EDT
Fixed in sudo-1.6.7p5-26

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