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Date 2010-09-16.13:29:15
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On 16 Sep, 2010, at 14:38, Armin Ronacher wrote:

> 
> Armin Ronacher <armin.ronacher@active-4.com> added the comment:
> 
> There is a funny story related to that though :)
> 
> "BSD avoids EINTR entirely and provides a more convenient approach:
> to restart the interrupted primitive, instead of making it fail."
> 
> BSD does, but the Mach/XNU kernel combo on OS X is not.  Which is why all the shipped BSD tools have that bug, but if you run their GNU equivalents on OS X everything work as expected.

setting the SA_RESTART in the call to sigaction should work (on OSX HAVE_SIGACTION is defined), unless the manpage is lying.

Ronald
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