[tor-bugs] #3701 [Torctl]: PyTorCtl shouldn't os.kill() itself

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Mon Aug 15 19:06:37 UTC 2011

#3701: PyTorCtl shouldn't os.kill() itself
 Reporter:  mikeperry  |          Owner:     
     Type:  defect     |         Status:  new
 Priority:  major      |      Milestone:     
Component:  Torctl     |        Version:     
 Keywords:             |         Parent:     
   Points:             |   Actualpoints:     

Comment(by mikeperry):

 My recommendation is approach #3, but to also change the signal sent from
 pytorctl from SIGTERM to something else that will still cause the
 interpreter to kill itself. SIGPIPE, or SIGABRT perhaps? Or maybe just an

 We can think about fixing this the right way later.. The important thing
 now is to make sure the bw auth parent doesn't exit from it.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/3701#comment:3>
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