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From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
To: Bruce Perens <bruce@perens.com>
Cc: Ulrich Drepper <drepper@redhat.com>,
	Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: Signal left blocked after signal handler.
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2003 10:34:46 -0800 (PST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0311261030300.1524@home.osdl.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <3FC4EF24.9040307@perens.com>



On Wed, 26 Nov 2003, Bruce Perens wrote:
>
> OK, I see. The signal remains blocked forever if we jump out of the
> handler. This is not the case on 2.4 . So, is this is semantic change?

It _shouldn't_ be a semantic change. Quite frankly, 2.4.x shouldn't work
the way you describe either.

I wonder if it's the "sigaction()" call in the handler that unblocks the
signal in 2.4.x.

		Linus

  parent reply	other threads:[~2003-11-26 18:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ 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 [this message]
     [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               ` Never mind. " Jamie Lokier
2003-11-27  9:20 ` Herbert Xu

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