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'Ctrl + C' not working for Mac, but works for Linux.

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Expected Behavior

Bug: ‘Ctrl+C’ stops the doctor, and doesn’t even reach to the analyzing part.

Current Behavior

I am trying to run clinic against a script, which needs to be run on background calling a polling function to check if there was an event triggered from the front end. Once the event has been sent from the front end, this polling function takes care of the event. Once it’s done. I stop by using Ctrl + C, where the Analyzing bar doesn’t appear.


  • Clinic.js version: “4.0.3”,

  • Node.js version: 10.15.3, npm - 6.4.1

  • Browser name and version: Chrome Version 73.0.3683.103

  • Operating system and version: Your OS is OS X 10.14.1 [Mac OS Mojave]

Additional Info

The same command am using:

clinic doctor --on-port 'autocannon http://localhost:$PORT' -- node tasks/cathy.js works for 2 of my friends Linux PC, but not on my MAC. (Going to confirm with another MAC friend soon. Will update it here.)

Issue Analytics

  • State:open
  • Created 4 years ago
  • Reactions:9
  • Comments:17 (6 by maintainers)

github_iconTop GitHub Comments

bijeshpcommented, Nov 10, 2021

Look for the SIGINT( catches ctrl+c event) event handlers in your code or the dependencies.

if you have one, exit the process in the handling. This worked for me(OsX Catalina/ clinic@9.0.0)

process.on('SIGINT', function() {
// do your handling 
// exit the process
Jakeiicommented, Mar 13, 2022

I’m having this issue only for flame. doctor and bubbleprof work just fine

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