System Call Interruption
Posted Mar 31, 2006 13:30 UTC (Fri) by clugstj
In reply to: The new pselect() system call
Parent article: The new pselect() system call
System call interruption is not portable. Some UNIXes will restart some system calls after they handle the signal, some won't. Yes, signals are OK in non-threaded applications, but when the application uses threads, the race-condition nightmare begins.
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