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The new pselect() system call

The new pselect() system call

Posted Mar 30, 2006 19:58 UTC (Thu) by mikov (subscriber, #33179)
In reply to: The new pselect() system call by clugstj
Parent article: The new pselect() system call

I completely agree. Signals should be avoided if possible - there are countless race conditions and apparentlky even buggy glibc functions (!) associated with them. To me signals have always seemed like a remnant from the past when they were used to supplement a lacking API. If anything the API should evolve to decrease the need for signals even further.

For comparison the Win32 API doesn't support signals.

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