Re: [PATCH] salinfo_decode silent exit in older 2.4s

From: dann frazier <>
Date: 2005-04-20 07:51:28
On Wed, 2005-04-13 at 13:51 -0600, dann frazier wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-04-12 at 09:03 +1000, Keith Owens wrote:
> > I coded that exit on the assumption that the only reason salinfo_decode
> > would get -EINTR is from a signal.  salinfo_decode 0.7 does not have
> > alarms, so the only signal should be from an external event, i.e. when
> > the user wants to shut it down.  Before changing the behaviour, can you
> > find out why -EINTR is being returned in the first place.  IOW, what
> > event is causing -EINTR to be returned.
> hey Keith,
>   An strace shows a SIGCHLD, for which a handler is registered.
> Apparently this is the salinfo_decode_oem process?

hey Keith,
  Did this reply answer your question, or do you need more information
from me?  It seems SIGCHLD is the corner case.  Does exit(0) make sense
for other signals?

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