[asterisk-users] Use of AGISIGHUP

Danny Nicholas danny at debsinc.com
Thu Aug 26 14:52:53 CDT 2010

>From: asterisk-users-bounces at lists.digium.com
[mailto:asterisk-users-bounces at lists.digium.com] On Behalf Of Steve Edwards
>Subject: Re: [asterisk-users] Use of AGISIGHUP

>On Thu, 26 Aug 2010, Lee Archer wrote:

>> Hi, I am setting AGISIGHUP=no before running a Perl script via AGI but 
>> it doesn?t seem to be doing anything as the script is still exiting on a 
>> hangup and not completing properly.  I am using 1.4.35 and have tried 
>> various combinations.  Can anyone shed any light on this?

>I'm just a 1.2 Luddite, so I've never seen AGISIGHUP and I think it's a 
bad idea to protect lazy programmers :)

>Program defensively!

>Trap the HUP and do what is appropriate for your script -- even if that is 
to ignore it.

>If the successful execution of your system depends on a setting, how long 
will it take the next guy to figure out when the setting disappears 

As usual, Steve is right.  Here's a one-liner that should "fix" the problem

local $SIG{HUP} = 'IGNORE';

Does that make me lazy?


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