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Re: dpkg sets SIGHUP to SIG_IGN


On Sun, Nov 25, 2012 at 12:44 PM, Guillem Jover <guillem@debian.org> wrote:
>> The question is can we somehow prevent dpkg from setting SIGHUP to SIG_IGN
>> for the child process?
> dpkg does not set SIGHUP, that's apt.

Yeap, and that was actually requested and is expected/needed:

A "graceful" kill happens on SIGINT in apt/wheezy in the sense that we will
let dpkg finish whatever it does current (which can be quiet a lot) and stop
after that.

Best regards

David Kalnischkies

P.S.: I don't see why SIGHUP is misused for this by CouchDB …

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