Re: [PATCH 2.5.73] Signal stack fixes #1 introduce PF_SS_ACTIVE

From: Jörn Engel (
Date: Sat Jul 05 2003 - 05:44:28 EST

On Sat, 5 July 2003 09:30:31 +0200, Jörn Engel wrote:
> On Fri, 4 July 2003 17:39:01 -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> >
> > So how about something like the appended? Very simple patch,i and in fact
> > it's more logical than the old behaviour (the old behaviour punched
> > through blocked signals, the new ones says "if you block or ignore the
> > signal we will just kill you through the default action").
> That seems to be the best solution. Thanks!

Except that the patch didn't match the description. My test loops
just as happily as before and the conditional part of give_sigsegv is
pointless now. That might really break some threading stuff.

Anyway, the idea still makes sense, so I will try to come up with a
working patch.


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upon two languages." (translation from German)
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