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Georg Brandl committed 195929d Merge

merge with 3.3

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File Doc/library/signal.rst

 This has consequences:
 
 * It makes little sense to catch synchronous errors like :const:`SIGFPE` or
-  :const:`SIGSEGV`.
+  :const:`SIGSEGV` that are caused by an invalid operation in C code.  Python
+  will return from the signal handler to the C code, which is likely to raise
+  the same signal again, causing Python to apparently hang.  From Python 3.3
+  onwards, you can use the :mod:`faulthandler` module to report on synchronous
+  errors.
 
 * A long-running calculation implemented purely in C (such as regular
   expression matching on a large body of text) may run uninterrupted for an
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