[issue10478] Ctrl-C locks up the interpreter

Ilya Sandler report at bugs.python.org
Mon Nov 29 02:42:40 CET 2010


Ilya Sandler <ilya.sandler at gmail.com> added the comment:

Would avoiding PyErr_CheckSignals() while the file object is in inconsistent state be a reasonable alternative?

I am guessing that it's not that uncommon for a signal handler to need IO (e.g to log a signal). 

If making IO safer is not an option, then I think, this limitation needs to be documented (especially, given that this seems to be a behavior change from Python 2.x).

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