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SubjectRe: [Take II] On SIGCHLD signal semantics
On Thu, 27 Jun 1996, Tom Dyas wrote:

> > If you had been following this discussion, you would know that this is one
> > of the aspects of it that are under contention. I am using
> > as a repository for changes that still need discussion.
> > The change I have uploaded is not yet finalized for inclusion into 2.1.

> I do follow the discussions except for when I go into a delete
> binge. However, your email was too big which meant it must have had
> something of value in it which it did. :)

> This has probably already been said but:

No, it hasn't. Thanks.

> Advantages sysctl:
> No kernel recompiles to change behavior. Gives lots of control to
> the superuser.

> Disadvantages sysctl:
> The "signal inherit" state must be kept no matter what behavior the
> system is using at the time. Code is more complex, etc.

I am striving for a final form of this change that would be option-less.
Any options that would be required to exist would also defeat my objective
with respect to portability. But if options are required, then, yes, your
suggestion applies.


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