seemingly random "nesting of readline input" warnings

Luke Tierney
Sat, 2 Nov 2002 10:11:37 -0600 (CST)

On 2 Nov 2002, Peter Dalgaard BSA wrote:

> Argh. Yes, the ReadlineStack.current needs to be reset to zero by
> something when you break out. A pragmatic temporary fix is to increase
> the maximum to be large enough that you don't bump into it this
> easily.
> Duuuuncan! Come and fix this!

Looks like another case where our expedient but unfortunately too
crude approach of handling Control-C on UNIX-likes with longjmp is
biting us.  We really do need to bite the bullet and fix this properly.
Maybe Duncan and I can coordinate getting a handle on this.


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