[Python-Dev] Removing PID check from signal handler

Jeroen Demeyer J.Demeyer at UGent.be
Fri Apr 12 12:19:36 EDT 2019

The signal handler (that receives signals from the OS) in Python starts 
with a check

     if (getpid() == main_pid)

Looking at the comments, the intent was to do a check for the main 
*thread* but this is checking the *process* id. So this condition is 
basically always true. Therefore, I suggest to remove it in 

If you have any objections or comments, I suggest to post them to that bpo.


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