[linux-audio-dev] pthreads and signals

Ingo Oeser ingo.oeser at informatik.tu-chemnitz.de
Thu May 15 04:15:01 UTC 2003

On Wed, May 14, 2003 at 05:49:42PM +0200, David Olofson wrote:
[SDL Parachute on SEGV]
> Yeah... However, I realized why it doesn't do anything special: It 
> cleans up and terminates the application before leaving the signal 
> handler, so it never runs into the "life after death" problem.

If your users in a threaded environment have tried to corrupt
memory this is a very sensible thing you can do, since you cannot trust
your own address space anymore.

Re-exec is an alternative I could envision for realtime.


Ingo Oeser

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