Re: manipulating sigmask from filesystems and drivers

From: Giuliano Pochini (
Date: Fri Aug 02 2002 - 02:31:46 EST

>> Stop arguing about this. It's a FACT.
> Linus, it's not that I don't want to believe you, but e.g. the SUS doesn't
> make that special exception.
> Installing signal handlers and not expecting EINTR _is_ sloppy
> programming.

Linus is right. It's impossible to change default rw semantics
without breaking things. Anyway, we can add another non-standard
file flag (that's likely to remain mostly unused).


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