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Re: X crashes when closing one of two running X sessions

On Tue 24 Oct 2017 at 08:29:50 (-0400), The Wanderer wrote:
> On 2017-10-24 at 08:15, Greg Wooledge wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 24, 2017 at 07:31:32AM -0400, The Wanderer wrote:
> >
> >>> clear_console clears your console if this is possible.  It looks in the
> > 
> >> That program is shipped as part of bash, so it looks as if this might
> >> actually be considered a bash bug. I'd see about reporting it there, yes
> >> - either in Debian or upstream.
> > 
> > Definitely not upstream.
> > 
> > wooledg:/usr/src/bash$ tar xzf bash-4.3.30.tar.gz 
> > wooledg:/usr/src/bash$ cd bash-4.3.30
> > wooledg:/usr/src/bash/bash-4.3.30$ grep -ri clear_console .
> > wooledg:/usr/src/bash/bash-4.3.30$ 
> > 
> > I'd never even heard of it until now.  It's definitely a Debian add-on.
> Thanks. I hadn't considered checking that way, but it's good to have
> this confirmed.

I looked at my ~/.bash_logout and found I had recrafted it
long enough ago to forget doing it, just after starting to
use jessie.

It uses reset, and I often type reset myself, at times like
when the ssh pipe breaks during emacs -nw which throws you back
to a local bash prompt but with no visible cursor and a broken
command history recall.


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