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

Christoph Feck christoph at
Thu Jun 4 15:40:04 BST 2009

Am Thursday 04 June 2009 08:35:24 schrieb Thiago Macieira:
> 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++.

In the GNU libc 2.10 the call is "quick_exit", so it is also available for non 
C++ apps. Interestingly, there is a separate chain of quick_exit handlers ...


Christoph Feck (kdepepo)

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