[Interest] proper (silent) exit in response to SIGHUP?

René J. V. Bertin rjvbertin at gmail.com
Wed Oct 10 09:50:10 CEST 2018

Thiago Macieira wrote:

> You can call _exit. You can't call much else. You can only call the functions
> listed in this man page from a signal handler:
> http://man7.org/linux/man-pages/man7/signal-safety.7.html
> NEVER allocate memory and NEVER lock a mutex in a signal handler.

So you are basically saying that KDevelop is doing it all wrong and that it's 
purely by chance that this works (when the X server is responsive)? 


(not looking to point fingers, just to know if there's room for improvement)


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