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Re: [RFC][BZ #14627] Make linux close errno to EINPROGRESS when interrupted in signal.
- From: Rich Felker <dalias at aerifal dot cx>
- To: David Miller <davem at davemloft dot net>
- Cc: eagle at eyrie dot org, libc-alpha at sourceware dot org
- Date: Thu, 5 Dec 2013 20:39:27 -0500
- Subject: Re: [RFC][BZ #14627] Make linux close errno to EINPROGRESS when interrupted in signal.
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On Thu, Dec 05, 2013 at 08:29:25PM -0500, David Miller wrote:
> From: Rich Felker <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Thu, 5 Dec 2013 19:53:37 -0500
> > I doubt anything else checks.
> Emacs checked back ~13 years ago, and any error made it abort and dump
> Now, wrt. the precedence tape drives, it would be interesting if
> someone went and checked what things like cpio and tar do. :-)
They shouldn't ever see EINTR because they have no reason to set up an
interrupting signal handler (or even any signal handlers at all).