[Python-Dev] Re: Signal-resistant code (was: Two random and nearly unrelated ideas)

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Thu, 05 Sep 2002 16:51:57 -0400

> From my experience signals on Linux work just fine - I don't carry
> any signal scars.

That just shows you haven't written enough signal code. :-)

Seriously, let's please not confuse Linux with portable.  The issues
here are about the cross-platform viability of your suggested
approach.  If you've only used signals on Linux, maybe you should
withdraw yourself on account of lack of experience with the real

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)