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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/4] signal: fix SIGCONT notification code
    Hello, Jan.

    On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 09:41:36PM +0100, Jan Kratochvil wrote:
    > On Wed, 22 Dec 2010 12:13:15 +0100, Tejun Heo wrote:
    > > If SIGCONT is received while the child process is stopped, the code should
    > > be CLD_CONTINUED. If SIGCONT is recieved while the child process is in the
    > > process of being stopped, it should be CLD_STOPPED.
    >
    > If a process does
    > kill (PID, SIGSTOP);
    > <varying delay, possibly even from a different process>
    > kill (PID, SIGCONT);
    >
    > does it mean the PID's parent may get different waitid() results?
    > Or even that PID will finally remain still `T (stopped)'?

    Yeah, the @why part could be different with the fix. Before the fix
    the result was indeterministic.

    > I do not see it has any userland impact, the
    > PTRACE_ATTACH-to-T(stopped)-process is already racy for different reasons.

    I agree that it wouldn't have any userland impact especially given
    that the previous behavior was rather indeterministic. It just fixes
    an obvious bug which tested the wrong flag.

    Thanks.

    --
    tejun


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