Ghosts of Unix past, part 3: Unfixable designs
Posted Nov 17, 2010 10:27 UTC (Wed) by rusty
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I've always found signal_fd a bit confusing. After all, the standard method of handling signals in server programs has long been to write to a pipe in the signal hander. Otherwise you need pselect and related nonsense. But for normal signals signal_fd didn't add anything except performance.
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