Another race in signal handling

Marc Lehmann schmorp at
Mon Jan 21 05:59:45 CET 2008

> > But, I don't understand the motive for the flag in the first place, so
> > this may be breaking something else, that I don't appreciate.  Is there
> > any problem with removing the variable altogether?
> Does anybody have any insight into this?  Things seem to work much better

Whats the point of fullquoting your own mail and repeatedly sending it to
the list? Trying to feel important? Trying to be annoying?

> for me when I remove the gotsig variable altogether.  That obviously fixes
> the race, but is there a downside?

Yes, you just introduced a bug again. If there is a race, it isn't there. But
without knowing your problem that you failed to describe I cannot help you.

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