[issue8863] Display Python backtrace on SIGSEGV, SIGFPE and fatal error
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Mon Dec 20 19:40:58 CET 2010
Antoine Pitrou <pitrou at free.fr> added the comment:
> > The problem is to detect that stderr file descriptor changes (eg. closed,
> > duplicated, reopened, etc.). I don't think that it's possible to detect such
> > changes (with a portable function).
> When I said that, I hadn't fully investigated the intricacies of the io
> types. I was unaware that you could assign to "sys.stderr.buffer.raw"
> and change out the target fd. I assumed a BufferedWriter could not have
> the target stream changed out from beneath it.
AFAICT, this is not deliberate (not documented, and not tested for). It
should probably be fixed, actually, because there's no code that I know
of that ensures it does something meaningful.
title: Display Python backtrace on SIGSEGV, SIGFPE and fatal error -> Display Python backtrace on SIGSEGV, SIGFPE and fatal error
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