[Python-Dev] RFC: PEP 475, Retry system calls failing with EINTR

Victor Stinner victor.stinner at gmail.com
Mon Sep 1 09:18:27 CEST 2014

No, it's the opposite. The PEP doesn't change the default behaviour of
SIGINT: CTRL+C always interrupt the program.

Le 1 sept. 2014 08:12, "Paul Moore" <p.f.moore at gmail.com> a écrit :

> On 31 August 2014 22:38, Victor Stinner <victor.stinner at gmail.com> wrote:
> > This case is described as the use case #2 in the PEP, so it is
> supported. As
> > written in the PEP, if you want to be notified of the signal, set a
> signal
> > handler which raises an exception. For example the default signal handler
> > for SIGINT raises KeyboardInterrupt.
> Wait - sigint? Does this mean that (unless the application adds a
> signal handler) keyboard interrupts will be in effect ignored while in
> a system call? I'm not sure I like that - I'd rather Ctrl-C always
> interrupted the program. Specifically, in one-off scripts that *don't*
> take care to handle all errors appropriately and just show the
> traceback...
> Paul
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