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SubjectRe: BUG (non-kernel), can hurt developers.
In article <> (at Wed, 26 Nov 2003 10:29:54 -0800 (PST)), Linus Torvalds <> says:

> You can't just randomly use library functions in signal handlers. You can
> only use a very specific "signal-safe" set.
> POSIX lists that set in (3f), and says
> "All POSIX.1 functions not in the preceding table and all
> functions defined in the C standard {2} not stated to be callable
> from a signal-catching function are considered to be /unsafe/
> with respect to signals. .."
> typos mine.

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