Commit 187b2ab7 authored by Simon Marlow's avatar Simon Marlow
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--install-signal-handles=no does not affect the timer signal (#1908)

parent cebecc11
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things like ctrl-C. This option is primarily useful for when
you are using the Haskell code as a DLL, and want to set your
own signal handlers.</para>
<para>Note that even
with <option>--install-signal-handlers=no</option>, the RTS
interval timer signal is still enabled. The timer signal
is either SIGVTALRM or SIGALRM, depending on the RTS
configuration and OS capabilities. To disable the timer
signal, use the <literal>-V0</literal> RTS option (see
above).
</para>
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