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bug#9398: can no longer suspend emacs and get back to the shell


From: Chong Yidong
Subject: bug#9398: can no longer suspend emacs and get back to the shell
Date: Sat, 03 Sep 2011 14:44:55 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden writes:

> Try this with Debian emacs-snapshot 1:20110902-1 and icewm in an xterm:
> $ emacs -Q
> Then in emacs hit ^Z
> Now we are staring at the calling shell's window.
> But we cannot do anything.
> This started happening two weeks ago.
>
> The interesting thing is that if one now does ALT TAB twice, switching
> back and forth to the shell window again, one can now type ^Z, ^C etc.
> like one used to be able to.

In that situation, `emacs -Q' should open an X frame.  C-z will iconify
(minimize) that frame, not suspend Emacs.  Your bug report makes no
sense.





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