Is invoking exit(2) in a library the right thing to do?
md at Linux.IT
Mon Nov 5 16:00:22 CET 2007
On Nov 05, Werner Koch <wk at gnupg.org> wrote:
> > I still do not consider calling exit(2) in a library acceptable under
> > any condition.
> So you want abort () instead? I consider this a bad option in this case
> because exit handlers would not be run.
I the function to fail with something like an error code.
> Given the reluctance of many programmers to properly check error codes
> and act accordingly, there is no choice in critical situation than to
> terminate the process.
I still disagree.
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