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SubjectRe: Lack of Documentation about SA_RESTART...
On 11 Jul 2005 20:30:20 -0700
Philippe Troin <> wrote:

> Except for select() and poll(), which should always return EINTR even
> when interrupted with a SA_RESTART signal.

SUSV3 says this for select():
"If SA_RESTART has been set for the interrupting signal, it is
implementation-defined whether the function restarts or returns with

and says nothing for poll()...

But it says nothing also for "pause()", for example... and I doubt that
it's supposed to be automatically restarted :)

Paolo Ornati
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