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Re: [BUG] malloc inside signal handler

> On 18 August 2021 at 20:27 Peter Stephenson <p.w.stephenson@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, 2021-08-17 at 09:21 +0100, Peter Stephenson wrote:
> > Avoiding stdio for input of this sort doesn't actually look infeasible,
> > either --- mentions of bshin (buffered shell input from files) are
> > restricted to only a couple of files.  But it's kind of annoying as this
> > is exactly the job stdio is designed for.
> As I noted, this isn't that difficult, and this should remove the
> problem --- all the memory management is now in places where we would
> expect it.
> I don't know what the general feeling is about this, but as a piece of
> long-term robustness and with no immediately upcoming release I'd
> incline to getting this or something like it in for trying out.

I'm not hearing any objections to this.  I've checked it through again myself,
and can't see any problems or dubious areas, and I've been using it myself
for a week, so I'll check it in after waiting to see if there are any last
minute comments.


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