Re: A signal fairy tale

From: Jamie Lokier (
Date: Thu Jun 28 2001 - 11:21:24 EST

John Fremlin wrote:
> > A signal number cannot be opened more than once concurrently;
> > sigopen() thus provides a way to avoid signal usage clashes
> > in large programs.
> Signals are a pretty dopey API anyway - so instead of trying to patch
> them up, why not think of something better for AIO?

Keep in mind that SIGRTxxx signals are not just used for AIO.

-- Jamie
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