Re: manipulating sigmask from filesystems and drivers

From: Kai Henningsen (
Date: Fri Aug 02 2002 - 03:00:00 EST (Olivier Galibert) wrote on 01.08.02 in <>:

> On Thu, Aug 01, 2002 at 04:30:40PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > And yes, these logging programs are mission-critical, and they do have
> > signals going on, and they rely on well-defined and documented interfaces
> > that say that doing a write() to a filesystem is _not_ going to return in
> > the middle just because a signal came in.
> How hard and/or insane would it be to somehow special-case SIGKILL?

Thank you for reading the thread before jumping in.

(Hint: some messages upthread, Linux explained how to do exactly this.)

MfG Kai
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