Bug#477227: problem with signal in perl and maybe glibc

Niko Tyni ntyni at debian.org
Tue Apr 22 05:18:11 UTC 2008

reassign 477227 libhttp-server-simple-perl 0.30-1
retitle 477227 background() signal fix breaks Test::HTTP::Server::Simple

On Mon, Apr 21, 2008 at 11:42:53PM +0200, agostini at univ-metz.fr wrote:
> Package: perl
> Version: 5.8.8-12
> Severity: important
> As I'm packaging Test::HTTP::Server::Simple
> http://search.cpan.org/dist/Test-HTTP-Server-Simple/
> I found a strange bug :
> the test 01.basic.t doesn't fail but block in a module while 1 loop.
> Module start a HTTP::Server::Simple and send a kill USR1 with NEXT,
> a while 1 loop wait the signal
> see line 146 in lib/Test/HTTP/Server/Simple.pm

This is a side effect of the fix for #439724, which uses SIGUSR1 for
other purposes. Reassigning. This probably means the pipe version of the
fix is the better choice.

Niko Tyni   ntyni at debian.org

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