[Python-ideas] Should stdlib provide something to properly handle SIGINT/SIGTERM signals?

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Wed Dec 28 06:40:23 CET 2011

Giampaolo Rodolà wrote:
 > The behavior I would expect when facing such a problem is the
 > following:
 >     * I want my exit function to always be called, no matter what
 >           o I'm aware that it won't be called in case of SIGKILL or
 >             os._exit() though
 >     * I do not want to override previously registered signal handlers
 >      (if any)
 >           o Instead I want the old handler to be called fist and my
 >             exit function to be called last

Aren't nested handlers usually called in a last-in/first-out manner?


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