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From: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
Cc: Bruce Perens <bruce@perens.com>,
	Ulrich Drepper <drepper@redhat.com>,
	Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Never mind. Re: Signal left blocked after signal handler.
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2003 19:52:45 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20031126195245.GF14383@mail.shareable.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0311261108350.1524@home.osdl.org>

Linus Torvalds wrote:
> I personally think it is "good taste" to actually set the SA_NODEFER flag
> if you know you depend on the behaviour, but if there are lots of existing
> applications that actually depend on the "forced punch-through" behaviour,
> then I'll obviously have to change the 2.6.x behaviour (a stable
> user-level ABI is a lot more important than my personal preferences).

I also have a program which depends on the behaviour of nesting
SIGSEGVs, however luckily I already set the SA_NODEFER flag :)

-- Jamie

  parent reply	other threads:[~2003-11-26 19:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-11-26 17:39 Bruce Perens
2003-11-26 17:55 ` Linus Torvalds
     [not found]   ` <3FC4ED5F.4090901@perens.com>
2003-11-26 18:21     ` Linus Torvalds
     [not found]     ` <3FC4EF24.9040307@perens.com>
2003-11-26 18:34       ` Linus Torvalds
     [not found]       ` <3FC4F248.8060307@perens.com>
2003-11-26 18:45         ` Never mind. " Linus Torvalds
2003-11-26 19:04           ` Bruce Perens
2003-11-26 19:14             ` Linus Torvalds
2003-11-26 19:34               ` Posix says "undefined". " Bruce Perens
2003-11-26 19:52               ` Jamie Lokier [this message]
2003-11-27  9:20 ` Herbert Xu
2003-11-26 21:53 Never mind. " Albert Cahalan
2003-11-27  9:11 ` Ingo Oeser
2003-11-27 15:45   ` Albert Cahalan
2003-11-27 17:26     ` Jörn Engel

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