[Python-Dev] RFC: PEP 475, Retry system calls failing with EINTR
ethan at stoneleaf.us
Sun Aug 31 23:38:04 CEST 2014
On 08/31/2014 02:19 PM, Marko Rauhamaa wrote:
> Victor Stinner <victor.stinner at gmail.com>:
>> Sorry but I don't understand your remark. What is your problem with
>> retrying syscall on EINTR?
> The application will often want the EINTR return (exception) instead of
> having the function resume on its own.
As an ignorant person in this area, I do not know why I would ever want to have EINTR raised instead just getting the
results of, say, my read() call.
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