1.1.4, select, and SIGCHLD

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Wed Nov 1 10:52:00 GMT 2000

On Wed, Nov 01, 2000 at 08:52:36AM -0800, Robert Fidler wrote:
>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?

No, and no.


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