09 Jul '13, 3am

The Self-Pipe Trick Explained

The Self-Pipe Trick Explained Posted by jstorimer on July 09, 2013 — 0 comments This post explains the only safe way to handle Unix signals in the face of waiting on file descriptors (eg. sockets, pipes). This technique is used by awesome server software like Unicorn, Passenger, Foreman, and non-Ruby projects like nginx. Give it a read on RubySource . Comments “ ” Post a Comment Comment abilities for non registered users are currently deactivated, pending time to add a proper CAPTCHA to solve the escalating spam problem. Sorry!

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