lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2007]   [Mar]   [8]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [patch 2/5] signalfd v2 - signalfd core ...


On Thu, 8 Mar 2007, Jeremy Fitzhardinge wrote:
>
> The difficulty is that there are 4 different formats of signal structure
> you could get: (traditional|siginfo) x (32bit|64bit).

See my suggestion of a fixed-format (and much cleaned up) pseudo-siginfo
thing earlier in this thread, and also actually mentioned as a "good to
do" in my original email from 2003 that did the original patch ;)

> (Hey, can you send signals by writing into the signalfd? Very plan9...)

It's an obvious extension. Whether there is any real point to it or not, I
dunno. After all, you could just send the signal instead.

Linus
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2007-03-09 01:15    [from the cache]
©2003-2014 Jasper Spaans. Advertise on this site