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Re: why "in_sighandler"?

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: why "in_sighandler"?
Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2006 11:43:05 +0200
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Jan Djärv <address@hidden> writes:

> What exactly do you mean by interrupted?  In the sense that they don't get
> to execute, yes they are interrupted.  When a signal handler is running,
> no threads can run (on a single CPU machine), hence they are all
> interrupted.

Signal handler execution can be preempted like any other code path in your


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