At 08:57 PM 10/20/98 -0400, Steve Friedrich wrote:
>It REALLY shouldn't be fixed. It is important to keep INTR handling to
>the minimum possible exit code possible. Adding "clean-up" code will
>add potential that programs will "hang" in this clean up code and INTR
>will no longer work all the time for that program.
It's possible that anything programmed badly will hang. However, failure
to return the console to usability after a quick exit is not optional.
Otherwise, it does no good to make a quick exit.
>This is all caused
>by someone who doesn't understand UNIX signals and what they were
Sorry, but you're not only insulting but wrong. I've been using UNIX
>I'd bet he is a current or former DOS or Winblows user
>who developed this bad habit there.
You're arguing ad hominem. Which is especially dangerous when you
have no idea whom you're talking about.
Again, ANY way of interrupting a program shouldn't leave the
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