Re: Signals

Andreas Schwab (
05 Feb 1997 12:35:44 +0100

Richard B Johnson <> writes:

|> No flames here. BUT these are "implementation details".

NO! This is the kernel ABI! Look at sigprocmask(2). Negative signal
numbers as well as numbers bigger than sizeof(sigset_t)*CHAR_BITS are not
possible. If you change the size of sigset_t you must change the
sigprocmask and sigaction syscalls.

Andreas Schwab                                      "And now for something              completely different"