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How to trap interrupts in the bash shell

#!/bin/bash
 
myCleanup() {
  rm -f /myapp/tmp/mylog
  return $?
}
 
myExit() {
  echo -en "\n*** Exiting ***\n"
  myCleanup
  exit $?
}
 
trap myExit SIGINT
 
# main loop
while true
do
    echo -n "Enter your name: "
    read x
    echo "Hello $x"
done

Ref: http://mariusvw.com/2010/05/18/how-to-trap-catch-keyboard-interrupt-in-bash-on-linux-freebsd/

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blog/how_to_trap_interrupts_in_the_bash_shell.txt · Last modified: 2011/02/16 20:15 by brb