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SubjectRe: nanosleep interrupted by ignored signals
Matt Mackall wrote:
> Take the following trivial program:
>
> #include <unistd.h>
>
> int main(void)
> {
> sleep(10);
> return 0;
> }
>
> Run it in an xterm. Note that resizing the xterm has no effect on the
> process. Now do the same with strace:
>
> brk(0x80495bc) = 0x80495bc
> brk(0x804a000) = 0x804a000
> rt_sigprocmask(SIG_BLOCK, [CHLD], [], 8) = 0
> rt_sigaction(SIGCHLD, NULL, {SIG_DFL}, 8) = 0
> rt_sigprocmask(SIG_SETMASK, [], NULL, 8) = 0
> nanosleep({10, 0}, 0xbffff548) = -1 EINTR (Interrupted system
> call)
> --- SIGWINCH (Window changed) ---
> _exit(0) = ?
>
> In short, nanosleep is getting interrupted by signals that are
> supposedly ignored when a process is being praced. This appears to be
> a long-standing bug.
>
> It also appears to be a long-known bug. I found some old discussion of this
> problem here but no sign of any resolution:
>
> http://www.ussg.iu.edu/hypermail/linux/kernel/0108.1/1448.html
>
> What's the current thinking on this?

This should have been resolved with the 2.6 changes, in particular, the restart
code. What kernel are you using?
>

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George Anzinger george@mvista.com
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