SIGINT is not generally an interesting signal to the user,
since it is typically caused by them hitting "^C" or
otherwise telling their terminal to send the signal.

Signed-off-by: Jeff King <>
I thought about making this an optional parameter for run-command, but
it seems like everybody would want this (and most callsites will
complain about a failed command separately, anyway, so it is not like
errors would go unnoticed).

 run-command.c | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/run-command.c b/run-command.c
index 3aae270..0527c61 100644
--- a/run-command.c
+++ b/run-command.c
@@ -242,7 +242,8 @@ static int wait_or_whine(pid_t pid, const char *argv0)
                error("waitpid is confused (%s)", argv0);
        } else if (WIFSIGNALED(status)) {
                code = WTERMSIG(status);
-               error("%s died of signal %d", argv0, code);
+               if (code != SIGINT)
+                       error("%s died of signal %d", argv0, code);
                 * This return value is chosen so that code & 0xff
                 * mimics the exit code that a POSIX shell would report for

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