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From: Stefano Zacchiroli <zack@b...>
Subject: [Caml-list] OCaml signal handlers (Sys.signal) and C code
I've noticed that a callback registered using Sys.signal function for
the Sys.sigalrm signal isn't called while executing external C code.

The execution is delayed until the C code execution is over.

Is there any way to avoid this behaviour? (Actually the only solution I
see is to modify the C code so that handler is registered there, but I'm
working with an external library which is not under my own control)

Is this an intended behaviour or a bug?

TIA,
Cheers.

-- 
Stefano Zacchiroli  --  Master in Computer Science @ Uni. Bologna, Italy
zack@{cs.unibo.it,debian.org,bononia.it}  -  http://www.bononia.it/zack/
"  I know you believe you understood what you think I said, but I am not
sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant!  " -- G.Romney

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