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Re: Functions in kill-emacs-hook aren't run if emacs gets killed with SI
Re: Functions in kill-emacs-hook aren't run if emacs gets killed with SIGTERM
Sat, 24 Jan 2009 15:39:42 -0500
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)
>> On balance, I would leave things as they are, i.e. don't run
>> kill-emacs-hook when we get SIGTERM. After all, we are being killed,
>> so only the minimum necessary cleanup should be in order.
> Another case for not running kill-emacs-hook for SIGTERM is that some elisp
> packages seem to get themselves into inconsistent states (semantic is
> terrible for this) where they throw errors from kill-emacs-hook, so the user
> is forced to kill emacs using SIGTERM. Changing SIGTERM to also run
> kill-emacs-hook would mean only SIGKILL can kill emacs in
> these circumstances.
I'd think that throwing errors from kill-emacs-hook should not prevent
Emacs from exiting. Can someone look into this and fix the problem?
- Re: Functions in kill-emacs-hook aren't run if emacs gets killed with SIGTERM,
Stefan Monnier <=