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Bug#2247: xminicom doesn't trap signals

You (Neale Pickett) wrote:
> Package: minicom
> Version: 1.71
> When I run "xminicom", and then kill it from the window that invoked it
> with a ^C, the rxvt exits, but the minicom stays around and floods
> the modem with something (the little TX and RX lights go on).
> I would think that trapping SIGHUP (and some others) to not do anything
> at all would be a fairly good fix, but I'm sure you guys will come up
> with a much neater way of dealing with it :-)
> I am using Debian 0.93R6

Should be fixed in minicom-1.74, which isn't available as a binary debian
package yet but the source package that is on the ftp sites (eg sunsite),
minicom-1.74.tar.gz, _is_ a debian package. I'll see if I can upload
a binary version to ftp.debian.org one of these days (pretty hard to get in).

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