[TUHS] "Slow system call" and EINTR

Dan Stromberg drsalists at gmail.com
Fri Mar 2 09:29:50 AEST 2012

I gather system calls can return EINTR only when they are "slow".  True?

What makes a system call "slow"?  Is it the ability to block for a while?
But I wouldn't think dup(2) would block, for example.

(I -=Love=- *ix!)
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