"script" command quits upon resize of terminal window (konsole)

Colin Watson cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Thu Mar 13 18:24:10 UTC 2008

On Sun, Mar 09, 2008 at 07:27:21PM +0100, Felix Endres wrote:
> I hope this is the correct place for the problem report in the subject.

In general, bug reports should be filed in Launchpad. This bug is:


> This e-mail was given for the package bsdutils (which contains "script").
> In Detail:
> I start script in konsole (within a bash session):
> script
> Output: "Script started, file is typescript"
> When I resize the window : Script done, file is "typescript"
> I would like to record everything I do for my thesis, including output.
> But refraining from resizing the window is too uncomfortable.
> What can I do?

This bug was fixed upstream in util-linux 2.13.1. According to the

   - dies on SIGWINCH  [Karel Zak]


Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]

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