Re: manipulating sigmask from filesystems and drivers

From: Jamie Lokier (
Date: Fri Aug 02 2002 - 12:13:01 EST

Linus Torvalds wrote:
> Sending somebody a SIGKILL (or any signal that kills the process) is
> different (in my opinion) from a signal that interrupts a system call in
> order to run a signal handler.

So it's ok to have truncated log entries (or more realistically,
truncated simple database entries) if the logging program is killed?

-- Jamie
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