another urxvt exit problem

Marc Lehmann schmorp at
Fri Feb 8 13:06:14 CET 2008

On Fri, Feb 08, 2008 at 12:08:44PM +0100, Jukka Salmi <j+urxvt at> wrote:
> HEAD sources on a NetBSD/i386 system, the urxvt terminal window remains
> visible after its shell has exited, but only when using urxvtd and

Did you start any backgrounded programs in that shell?

> urxvtc; I don't see this behaviour when using urxvt. I also don't see
> this behaviour when calling urxvtc and then sending EOF (by hitting ^D)
> without issuing any command. However, typing `exit' instead of sending
> EOF causes urxvt to remain visible.
> Tracing urxvtd while issuing urxvtc shows:

Could you provide a trace of urxvtd when typing exit up until it should have
closed the window but didn't?

What shell are you using?

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