[Python-Dev] Signals+Threads (PyGTK waking up 10x/sec).

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Fri Dec 14 18:45:58 CET 2007

On Dec 14, 2007 9:38 AM, Isaac Morland <ijmorlan at cs.uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
> > I think we successfully resolved this. Adam Olsen will produce a patch
> > that allows one to specify a single file descriptor to which a zero
> > byte will be written by the C-level signal handler. Twisted and PyGTK
> I'm surprised that the byte is zero, rather than being the signal number.
> This would reflect the way C-level signal handlers work, where they are I
> believe called with the signal number.  Is any discussion of this point
> conveniently available online?  I ask for my own understanding, and
> definitely not out of a desire to re-open any settled issues!

Yes, this was discussed previously in this thread. Go find it on

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