Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of Commentary/Rts/Signals


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Mar 4, 2010 7:11:58 PM (6 years ago)
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dons
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    6363When using foreign libraries through the Haskell FFI, it is important
    6464to ensure that the foreign code is capable of dealing with system call
    65 interrupts due to alarm signals. Most C libraries we deal with don't install signal handlers, so this is a not an issue. However, if the C library *does* install a signal handler, you'll
    66 need to be careful how it interprets the time signal from GHC.
     65interrupts due to alarm signals GHC is generating.
    6766
    6867For example, in this `strace` output