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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.5.73] Fix broken signal optimization for i386
On Thu, 3 July 2003 22:24:10 +0200, Jörn Engel wrote:
> I guess it is an optimizasion that there is no flag to indicate
> whether a process is operating on the signal stack or not. That
> information is instead generated by checking whether the stack pointer
> is inside the signal stack or not.

Ben Herrenschmidt agreed in principle with the patch and applied a
Mighty Cluebat (tm) to my brain to use a flag instead of an int.
After that treatment, the patch looks a bit better already.


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