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From "Alexey Varlamov" <alexey.v.varla...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] hy.no.sig option
Date Wed, 16 May 2007 09:57:50 GMT
+1. AFAIU this is also a step towards resolving the glorified hythr
libraries conflict.

2007/5/16, Mark Hindess <mark.hindess@googlemail.com>:
> For a while now, I've been building classlib with the hy.no.sig option
> to avoid the problems of both classlib and the VM trying to install
> master signal handlers.  Is it time we made this the default?  Has
> anyone else been testing this?
> FYI: the easiest way to test it today is just doing:
>  echo hy.no.sig=true >>$HOME/.harmony-classlib.properties
> Of course, it really shouldn't make any practical difference since the
> old classlib signal handler was only invoked in the event of a crash.
> I propose we change the default from false to true.  Does this seem
> reasonable?  This will mean that no handler will be registered until the
> VM is initialized but I don't think this is a significant issue - since
> crashes before the VM is initialized should (hopefully) be pretty rare.
> Ultimately, I'd like to remove the option altogether since maintaining
> duplicate signal handlers doesn't offer any significant benefits.
> Regards,
>  Mark.

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