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Subject: Re: [boost] extending asio with unix signal handlers
From: Dean Michael Berris (mikhailberis_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-03-19 08:01:20

On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 4:55 PM, Dmitry Goncharov <dgoncharov_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Hi,
> What do you think of extending asio with unix signal handling?

I think it's brilliant.

> The extension lets the library user to have a handler invoked when a unix
> signal arrives.

Sweet. Perfect. I think this is exactly what I've been looking for. :-)

> This lets the user have a unix signal handler of an arbitrary signature.
> This also removes the "async-signal safe calls" restriction.
> Please, find the implementation along with two examples enclosed.

Thanks for this Dmitry!

Dean Michael Berris | Software Engineer, Friendster, Inc. | | | |

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