I know that they do not work on win32, and why.
My question was: can signals -- alarm generated or otherwise -- interrupt blocking IO on *nix in under the auspices of safe-signals?
With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
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"Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.