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Re: tee logs no output if stdout is closed

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: tee logs no output if stdout is closed
Date: Fri, 03 Oct 2008 14:43:20 +0200
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Jim Meyering wrote:
> Paolo Bonzini <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Jim,
>>> Imagine a scenario in which the pipe reader is expected always to
>>> be reading, and so the pipe writer can expect that any write failure with
>>> errno==EPIPE indicates the reader has terminated unexpectedly.
>> If the writer should terminate first, the reader can still detect the
>> failure using SIGPIPE and/or SIGCHLD.  Since you say that you consider
> The above was assuming that SIGPIPE is being ignored.

But if you need it, what's wrong with un-ignoring it?


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