<div class="gmail_quote">On Thu, Nov 11, 2010 at 2:32 PM, Edward Z. Yang <span dir="ltr">&lt;<a href="mailto:ezyang@mit.edu">ezyang@mit.edu</a>&gt;</span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex;">
I was under the impression we fixed this:<br>
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    <a href="http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/850" target="_blank">http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/850</a><br>
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That is, we should be using SIGVTALRM, not SIGALRM, these days, except<br>
under certain conditions when your operating system doesn&#39;t support<br>
the proper timer (which Linux most assuredly does).</blockquote><div><br></div><div>It&#39;s still a pretty common problem with all kinds of libraries.</div><div><br></div><div><a href="http://www.serpentine.com/blog/2010/09/04/dealing-with-fragile-c-libraries-e-g-mysql-from-haskell/">http://www.serpentine.com/blog/2010/09/04/dealing-with-fragile-c-libraries-e-g-mysql-from-haskell/</a> </div>
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