May 26, 2018

Perl module for reaping child processes via $$SIG{CHLD}

The reaper module provides a $SIGCHLD handler that can be installed globally as well as locally. It also supports chaining of signal handlers, meaning it will not just replace an existing $SIGCHLD handler. It still requires applications to do the right thing in using this module and not installing their own versions. At least it provides a consistent implementation that can be shared between various modules.

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