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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: alarm() problem
Date Mon, 08 Apr 1996 21:18:15 GMT
Ben Laurie wrote:
> > 2 ways:
> > 
> > 	1. A return value of 'bwrite()' wasn't being checked correctly
> > 		in http_protocol.c and http_proxy.c
> > 	2. timeout() now ignores SIGPIPE
> 
> Could you explain the reasoning behind 2?

People saw that timeout was being called on SIGPIPE. When timeout tried
to flush the buffer, it caused SIGPIPE to be called again, ad infinitum

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