RFC: libverto nearing release

Dmitri Pal dpal at redhat.com
Thu Jul 7 14:24:52 EDT 2011

On 07/07/2011 11:43 AM, Nico Williams wrote:
>> c) this *might* work, but it assumes that the handlers are in a sane
>> > state, an assumption I'm not willing to make.
> Why not?  It's just something modules must do.  To be portable signal
> handlers must only have global state, so you make sure that the
> associated global state is sane at all times.  Hardly problematic.

You can never be sure about those who "must" do something "would"
actually do what they "must".
Adding safeguards is a prudent approach.

Thank you,
Dmitri Pal

Sr. Engineering Manager IPA project,
Red Hat Inc.

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