[Python-Dev] Questions about signal handling.

Victor Stinner vstinner at redhat.com
Fri Sep 21 19:10:59 EDT 2018

Le sam. 22 sept. 2018 à 01:05, Eric Snow <ericsnowcurrently at gmail.com> a écrit :
> 3. Why does signal handling operate via the "pending calls" machinery
> and not distinctly?

Signals can be received anytime, between two instructions at the
machine code level. But the Python code base is rarely reentrant.
Moreover, you can get the signal while you don't hold the GIL :-)


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