Re: accept

From: Mathieu Dube (
Date: Sun Feb 04 2001 - 11:40:55 EST

On Sat, 03 Feb 2001, you wrote:
> > What does it typically mean when accept returns 0
> > and that the perror outputs "Interupted system call"??
> During the call, your process received a signal.
> Most system calls are affected in this way, so that
> you may break out of what you are doing by sending
> a signal to yourself with alarm().
> It sucks too, since you have to wrap nearly every
> system call in a while loop. You can avoid some of
> the trouble with careful use of sigaction() to make
> the OS restart system calls in some conditions.
Could it be the SIG32 signal that pthreads use ??

Mathieu Dube
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