[Python-Dev] Signals, threads, blocking C functions
"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Wed Sep 13 05:38:08 CEST 2006
Michael Hudson schrieb:
>> According to , all python needs to do to avoid this problem is
>> block all signals in all but the main thread;
> Argh, no: then people who call system() from non-main threads end up
> running subprocesses with all signals masked, which breaks other
> things in very mysterious ways. Been there...
Python should register a pthread_atfork handler then, which clears
the signal mask. Would that not work?
More information about the Python-Dev