PowerShell Core on Linux Wait-Job timeout not working RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi - 

    I'm having trouble with the Wait-Job cmdlet on PowerShell Core for Linux. I have a Job created with Start-Job, which I wait for with:

    Wait-Job $job -Timeout 30

    Which should timeout after 30-seconds. However, the command consistently hangs for 2-minutes before it completes. Am I doing something wrong, and if not, could this bug be fixed? I'm running PowerShell 6.2.0 on Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS.

    Many thanks!

    Monday, July 22, 2019 8:02 AM

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  • Post bugs in the UserVoice forum.  Be sure you have the latest builds of all components installed before posting.

    PS Core is now at 6.2.2 I believe and has an update for Net Core.


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    Monday, July 22, 2019 8:32 AM
  • The timeout doesn't mean it will kill the job after 30 seconds, if that's what you're saying.  

    Tuesday, July 23, 2019 12:14 AM
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    Wednesday, July 31, 2019 7:08 AM