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Re: Avoiding SIGPIPE (was Re: OSDL DBT-2 w/ PostgreSQL 7.3.4 and 7.4beta5)

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Manfred Spraul <manfred(at)colorfullife(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Avoiding SIGPIPE (was Re: OSDL DBT-2 w/ PostgreSQL 7.3.4 and 7.4beta5)
Date: 2003-11-01 21:37:25
Message-ID: 2846.1067722645@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Manfred Spraul <manfred(at)colorfullife(dot)com> writes:
> What about an option to skip the sigaction calls for apps that can 
> handle SIGPIPE?

If the app is ignoring SIGPIPE globally, then our calls will have no
effect anyway.  I don't see that this proposal adds any security.

			regards, tom lane

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