Use abort() instead of exit() in xio error handler?

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Thu Jun 4 07:35:24 BST 2009

Christoph Feck wrote:
>I think glibc recently got a new low level exit call, that does not dump
> core, but avoids calling the exit handlers. Maybe that is an option?

You're thinking of _Exit, which is a new thing in C++.

However, it was given that weird name because POSIX already had _exit and 
that's exactly what you want: exit without running any global destructors, 
flushing files, or running the atexit functions.

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