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Re: [PATCH perl@12696] C RTL awareness update for VMS

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Jarkko Hietaniemi
October 29, 2001 08:27
Re: [PATCH perl@12696] C RTL awareness update for VMS
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On Mon, Oct 29, 2001 at 10:11:46AM -0500, Tom Edelson wrote:
> I can readily believe that many folk would expect them to be persistent.  On the other hand, those of us who were steeped in VMS long before we came to Perl might expect the contrary.  
> The only conclusion I wish to draw is that whatever is chosen will go against someone's expectations, and therefore, will need to be documented quite explicitly.  

Where should this be documented?  That is, where would you expect
this to be documented?

> I think modern signal behaviour says that signal handlers stay in
> effect until cleared by sigaction() SA_RESETHAND or exec*().

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        # It is 'dead'. -- Jack Cohen

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