signals (again)

Michael Hudson mwh at
Thu Aug 11 14:29:28 CEST 2005

"bill" <bill.pursell at> writes:

> I see this (or similar) question occasionally looking back through the
> archive, but haven't yet seen a definitive answer, so I'm going to ask
> it again.
> Consider the following:
> while True:
>     do_something_to_files_in_directory(fd)
>     fcntl(fd, F_NOTFIY, DN_CREATE)
>     signal.pause()
> How do you deal with the signal that occurs after the fcntl and before
> the pause?

I don't think you can, sorry.


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