[Python-ideas] IDEA: do not alter default SIGINT handling

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Mon Sep 14 02:30:30 CEST 2009

Benjamin Peterson writes:

 > It would actually be a huge compatibility break because finally
 > statments would no longer be garunteed to execute.

Hey, kill -9 trumps any guarantee you can give, and that's what the
user resorts to in the use case at hand.  This is a bad thing, even
from the point of view of those who use "finally" a lot.

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