[tex-k] Uninterruptible loop in web2c TeX

Igor Liferenko igor.liferenko at gmail.com
Wed Aug 19 06:53:51 CEST 2020

Hi Karl,

> I don't get any loop with the tex that's part of TL'20.

This is an indication that something is done in a non-portable way in web2c.
My first guess is (from `man signal'):

       Furthermore, certain blocking system calls are
       automatically restarted if interrupted by a signal handler (see


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