sigchld vs. os.popen, os.command, etc.

Quinn Dunkan quinn at mono.ugcs.caltech.edu
Tue Mar 7 06:39:48 CET 2000


Ok, I know this is more of a general unix question, but when I set a handler
for sigchld, it causes any library function which makes a child and wants to
wiat() on it throw an IOError because my handler has already wait()ed.  Is
there any better solution than simply wrapping all such calls in try: ...
except IOError: pass ?



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