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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: alarm() problem
Date Mon, 08 Apr 1996 21:25:56 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

Makes sense. Is it commented? (I know, I'm being lazy)

Cheers,

Ben.

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