Problem with alarm() not functioning twice in one program.
Tue Feb 8 23:07:00 GMT 2005
Brian Ford wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Feb 2005, Max Bowsher wrote:
>> Brian Ford wrote:
>>> On Tue, 8 Feb 2005, Max Bowsher wrote:
>>>> The following program produces the output:
>>>> ...and then hangs.
>>>> Can anyone help me understand why?
>> Ah, OK.
>> So are you saying "SIGALRM has been entered, but has not returned, so the
>> signal handling code won't try to enter it again" ?
> SIGALRM has been blocked upon entry to the signal handling routine.
> Since you long jumped out of it, it's still blocked.
> Did you follow that thread through to the end?
No, I assumed you were pointing to a specific message.
> Maybe I should have quoted
> this instead:
Very helpful, thanks.
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