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Bug 70966 - Pico crashes when pressing C-x C-s
Pico crashes when pressing C-x C-s
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: pine (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Mike A. Harris
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2002-08-07 07:51 EDT by Franky Backeljauw
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:45 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-08-07 07:51:15 EDT
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Description Franky Backeljauw 2002-08-07 07:51:10 EDT
Description of Problem:  
Pico crashes when pressing Control-x followed by Control-s.  This is the 
keystroke used in emacs to save a file. 
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):  
RedHat 7.3 release. 
How Reproducible:  
Press C-x C-s in pico. 
Additional Information:  
This behavior occurs in other versions as well.
Comment 1 Mike A. Harris 2002-08-07 18:22:33 EDT
No, it doesn't crash..  What you're doing, is pressing CTRL-S, which
is XOFF flow control.  This causes the terminal to no longer send data.
Press CTRL-Q to re-enable flow control.

Just don't press CTRL-S when running pico or other applications, it is
working as designed.

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