I do not know any other shell than Bash that would run EXIT trap on
signal that has its default action.

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Title:
  dash does not handle ^C trap the same way that bash does

Status in dash package in Ubuntu:
  Confirmed

Bug description:
  Binary package hint: dash

  The problems with making /bin/sh symlink to dash instead of bash are
  known (#141481), but I haven't seen this particular problem reported
  yet.

  dash and bash process the ^C (INT) signal differently.  Try running
  the following script (then type ^C) with both bash and dash:

  <<<
  tint() { echo int; }
  thup() { echo hup; }
  tchld() { echo chld; }
  tterm() { echo term; }
  texit() { echo exit; }

  # trap tint INT
  trap thup HUP
  trap tchld CHLD
  trap tterm TERM
  trap texit EXIT

  echo type ^C...
  sleep 100
  >>>

  bash triggers the EXIT.  dash triggers no trap.

  If you uncomment the INT trap, bash triggers INT and EXIT, and dash
  triggers INT, CHLD, and EXIT.

  I don't know what POSIX dictates or which is correct, I am guessing
  that any exit should trigger EXIT (so dash is wrong).

  Either way, the shells behave differently, and the difference is
  causing problems in existing Ubuntu scripts.  (I found it in /usr/bin
  /xeno-test.)

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
  Package: dash 0.5.5.1-3ubuntu2
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-23.37-generic 2.6.32.15+drm33.5
  Uname: Linux 2.6.32-23-generic i686
  Architecture: i386
  Date: Thu Jul 22 15:12:27 2010
  ProcEnviron:
   PATH=(custom, user)
   LANG=en_US.UTF-8
   SHELL=/bin/bash
  SourcePackage: dash

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