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Answer: How do I trap $SIG{INT} ( sigint aka Ctrl^c )?

by Anonymous Monk
on Feb 26, 2003 at 16:00 UTC ( #238807=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > programs and processes > How do I trap $SIG{INT} ( sigint aka Ctrl^c )? - Answer contributed by Anonymous Monk

Instead of killing yourself, as suggested by crazyinsomniac, you could also try just exiting. This avoids the shell's response of 'aborted' when the program is killed. I.e.:

sub myhand
{
  print "\n caught $SIG{INT}",@_,"\n";
  exit(0);
}

-Josh O-

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