[Python-Dev] RFC: PEP 475, Retry system calls failing with EINTR
marko at pacujo.net
Mon Sep 1 18:00:58 CEST 2014
"R. David Murray" <rdmurray at bitdance.com>:
> On Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:15:52 +0300, Marko Rauhamaa <marko at pacujo.net> wrote:
>> * Allow the application to react to signals immediately in the main
> You don't want to be writing your code in Python then. In Python you
> *never* get to react immediately to signals. The interpreter sets a
> flag and calls the python signal handler later. Yes, the call is ASAP,
> but ASAP is *not* "immediately".
You don't have to get that philosophical.
"Immediately" means, "without delay", "without further I/O".
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