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Re: about usage of `sigaction'

From: William Xu
Subject: Re: about usage of `sigaction'
Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2007 11:49:39 +0800
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Kevin Ryde <address@hidden> writes:

> William Xu <address@hidden> writes:
>> So all other things are blocked during accept()?
> Signals for the thread in question at least :(.
>> Maybe this is a problem of scheme accept?
> It's not a good thing, though fixing it might be tricky.
> Do you actually need to know immediately the child exits?  

Currently it just makes me feel uncomfortable when it doesn't work as
expected.. I hope someday it could get fixed.

> Perhaps it's enough to reap on the next connection.  If you need to
> know then you might keep a pipe open to each child, then `select' on
> them plus the listening port.  Whichever has some action (incoming
> connect or exited child) can show up.

Yes, that could be a workaround. Thanks.


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