On 2010-09-29 10:02, Vladislav Vaintroub wrote:
> Hi Tor,
> since you do not use signals on Windows (as there is no kill() there ), you do not
> really need to include that header, right ?
> Neither sys/types.h above , if I understand it correctly.
Thanks for commenting Vlad.
I guess you are right, no need for sys/types.h on windows.
>> > +#ifndef __WIN__
>> > +#include<signal.h>
>> > +#endif
>> > +/*
>> > + Make the program fail, without creating a core file.
>> > + abort() will send SIGABRT which (most likely) generates core.
>> > + Use SIGKILL instead, which cannot be caught.
>> > + An alternative would be to use _exit(EXIT_FAILURE),
>> > + but then valgrind would report lots of memory leaks.
>> > + */
> Somehow I'm unhappy with valgrind workarounds, it obfuscates of correct code in order
> to please the tool, but well. I cannot propose
> anything better either.
Well, mtr isn't really designed for crash/recovery testing.
For the test cases involved here, I think it is better to simply kill
the server immediately,
rather than to do a normal exit.
(and we certainly don't want any core files left behind)