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Re: avoid non termination of ./configure

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: avoid non termination of ./configure
Date: Fri, 13 May 2016 09:41:17 -0700
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On 05/13/2016 09:31 AM, Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos wrote:
  The attached patch replaces the call of exit() with _exit() in signal
handlers. exit() is not one of the functions that can be cleanly called
from a signal handler (see signal(7))


Thanks for catching that. Shouldn't the fixed versions call _Exit, not _exit? The former is defined by the C standard and the latter is not. The relevant modules can depend on the _Exit module, to support older platforms that lack _Exit.

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