[distcc] EINTR (was Re: distcc 0.10.1 - bugfixes for Solaris)

Martin Pool mbp at samba.org
Thu Sep 19 01:25:05 GMT 2002

On 17 Sep 2002, Gerhard Kutzelnigg <gerry at kutzelnigg.de> wrote:

> The other problem is about handling of interrupts while in system calls and 
> the EINTR error number. On Linux, everything mostly works fine. On Solaris 
> there are problems. It looks you just forgot to check for the returncode of 
> -1 and errno==EINTR in io.c. While not needed for sendfile(), there still are  
> 2 read() and 2 write() function calls which should check this condition and 
> simply retry. On Linux it doesn't hurt and on Solaris it doesn't
> crash ;-))

Where does it fail with EINTR?  Can you please post a logfile
demonstrating the problem?

I checked tonight and it looks like the only place where a
nonrestartable signal can occur is when it's launching the compiler on
the server, and at that point it is expected.


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