[Python-Dev] Issue #8863 adds a new PYTHONNOFAULTHANDLER environment variable
fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Mon Dec 20 01:57:04 CET 2010
On 19/12/2010 23:02, Victor Stinner wrote:
> Le samedi 18 décembre 2010 à 08:50 -0500, James Y Knight a écrit :
>> I think instead of calling abort() to kill the process, you should:
>> - install the signal handler with SA_NODEFER|SA_RESETHAND (or if sigaction is not present, explicitly reset the action to SIG_DFL and unblock first thing upon entering the handler), and then,
>> - at the end of the handler, kill(getpid(), orig_signal) in order to abort the process.
> I don't think that kill() is available on Windows.
Thanks to Brian Curtin there is now an os.kill() on Windows, but it
doesn't handle the full range of signals.
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