1.1.4, select, and SIGCHLD

Robert Fidler robert_fidler@yahoo.com
Wed Nov 1 08:52:00 GMT 2000


I am seeing behavior where a daemon process has multiple children die
'simultaneously' and subsequent calls to select() consistently return
-1
immediately with errno set to EINTR.  This puts the daemon into a tight
spinloop and it becomes useless.  If the child deaths are sequential,
the
daemon behaves properly.

I've seen this behavior on cygwin 1.1.4 and 1.1.5-2.  Has anyone else
seen 
this behavior and is there a fix for it?

Thanks,
Robert


Robert Fidler
INRANGE Technologies
Fairfax, VA


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