Re: signal question

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Tue Apr 25 2000 - 12:56:18 EST

> why is linux's behaviour on signals different from other systems ?
> (linux resets the signal handler to the default after a signal
> was received.)
> wouldn't it be better to go the normal way (=> not resetting the
> sighandlers, just like othe unices)

There isnt a 'normal way'. Its a BSD v System 5 Unix split. When you need
to force a specific behaviour use sigaction()

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