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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: clean_child_exit, just_die and exit
Date Thu, 27 Sep 2001 20:04:35 GMT
At 1:09 PM -0400 9/27/01, Jeff Trawick wrote:
>Does this signal-aware version of c_c_e avoid calling child exit
>If the signal-aware version of c_c_e does call child exit handlers,
>then do child exit handlers have to know they're running from a signal
>handler and avoid any questionable code?

Considering that the signal-aware version doesn't exist, these are
the considerations that such a design should concern itself about :)

>Isn't it better just to avoid running c_c_e in a signal handler
>context, as my patch attempts to implement?

I think that's best (concept-wise, haven't looked at the patch

   Jim Jagielski   [|]   [|]
      "A society that will trade a little liberty for a little order
                   will lose both and deserve neither"

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