On 13 Oct 99, at 14:56, Aumont - Comite Reseaux des U wrote:
> Does perl script deamon manage correctly signals ?
> -Sympa is a perl script deamon, it handles correctly
> any kill -TERM (terminating current message task)
Be clear here: you can have a proper %SIG _handler_ for signals in Perl,
but the fact is that signals *themselves* are not handled properly and a
signal coming in at the wrong time can blow Perl out of the water. This
is a known problem/limitation of Perl and has been discussed extensively.
Folks writing signal-handling programs in perl are well advised to tread
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