Re: RFC: 'more signals' patch, 2.1.33

Stefan Monnier (monnier+/news/lists/linux/kernel@TEQUILA.SYSTEMSZ.CS.YALE.EDU)
15 Apr 1997 20:54:35 -0400

Richard Henderson <> writes:
> glibc currently has provision for 1024, I think.


> -- For speed reasons, I think we need to have the number of signals
> handled by the kernel be a constant. But an arbitrary constant
> that can be trivially changed at compile time.


Isn't there anything between Hurd's "no limits, no speed" and arbitrary limits?