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Re: SIGINT handling

From: Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev_at_farside.org.uk>
Date: 2007-03-07 20:50:53 CET

On Wed, Mar 07, 2007 at 02:36:32PM -0500, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> > Any reason this isn't a sensible idea? It seems really simple.
>
> -1.
>
> My concern is that people, impatient and trigger-fingered as they are, in
> concert with the fact that our cancellation isn't an immediate event but
> instead just a scheduled stop-at-the-next-safe-stopping-point, would be
> killing their processes all the time.
>

That makes sense, sure.

> Maybe I'd be not so opposed if the handler printed a message saying what was
> going on and intentionally ignored second-time cancellations that occurred
> within some period of time of the first.
>
> $ svn checkout ...
> ^C
> svn: Subversion operation will be canceled at the next safe opportunity.
> svn: Cancel again after 5 seconds to terminate the process unceremoniously.
> ^C
> Killed.
> $
>

Right. Perhaps I'll take a look at what it would take to do that. (But
if anyone else wants to take a look first, be my guest :-)).

Regards,
Malcolm

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