bug in finalizer?

Archie Cobbs archie at whistle.com
Wed Oct 14 18:21:01 PDT 1998

Godmar Back writes:
> > Godmar Back writes:
> > > What happens is that some systems (FreeBSD, for instance) don't deliver a 
> > > SIGIO is a file descriptor that overran its output queue becomes again
> > > writable.  It works fine if something can be read from it:  so pressing a
> > 
> > Is this a bug in FreeBSD? If so then we can fix it there too.
>  I think it could be qualified as a bug.  The fix is to insert a psignal
> at the appropriate place in the terminal driver.  Here's a program that 
> reproduces it under FreeBSD:

Thanks.. I've verified the problem (at least in 2.2.7) and sent
some inquisitive email. Results soon hopefully.


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