bugGuile - Bugs: bug #30890, guile should install default...


bug #30890: guile should install default signal handlers (?)

Submitted by:  Andy Wingo <wingo>
Submitted on:  Fri 27 Aug 2010 03:17:12 PM UTC  
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  None
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Fri 27 Aug 2010 03:17:12 PM UTC, original submission:  


The thread here:


illustrates an interesting problem with Guile's approach to signals. What we have now is almost certainly wrong in the standalone Scheme case. In the case where Guile is embedded in another app, I'm not sure if we should do anything regarding signals, though.

This is an issue that needs careful thought, a decision, possibly code, and definitely documentation.

Andy Wingo <wingo>
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