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From: Daniel Jacobowitz <>
To: Kevin Buettner <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Ignore realitme signals.
Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2004 15:44:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20040420131308.0f8af440@saguaro>

On Tue, Apr 20, 2004 at 01:13:08PM -0700, Kevin Buettner wrote:
> I've just committed the patch below.
> The comment in the patch explains what it's about.  I've seen this
> problem (in which rda terminates due to getting a signal intended for
> one of the inferior threads and terminates) in at three different
> environments now (all embedded linux, but different architectures). 
> While I suspect that the real problem lies in the kernel, it certainly
> doesn't hurt for RDA to ignore any real-time signals sent to it.
> 	* server.c (main): Ignore realtime signals.

At least some versions of the kernel will send a child's exit signal to
the debugger, instead of SIGCHLD - this should be fixed in 2.6 series
kernels, but I think it was broken through all of 2.2 and 2.4.  GDB had
the same problem for a while, IIRC.

Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

      reply	other threads:[~2004-04-24 15:44 UTC|newest]

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2004-04-20 20:13 Kevin Buettner
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