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Re: Lua and signal handlers

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: Lua and signal handlers
Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2012 01:51:23 +0100
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Reuben Thomas wrote:
> The Lua bindings install a single signal handler that triggers a
> callback at Lua's equivalent of a breakpoint. Obviously this is not
> useful for everything, but it suffices, for example, to write handlers
> for SIGTSTP and SIGWINCH (as Zile uses).

And you can guarantee that in the signal handler, Lua will not call any
libc functions other than the ones listed in the table at the end of
section 2.4.3 in


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