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SubjectRe: Signals
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By author: "Richard B. Johnson" <>
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> It would not be very difficult at all. The main point was that negative
> signals "are supposed to be" for the use of anybody. Only positive
> signals of specific kinds are specified. Now, if kill() didn't trap
> negative signals, I think that they would work!
> If negative signals were allowed, the kernel would not have to "add" any
> "new" ones. It only uses the "defined" ones, which are only numbers....
> and allows other non-specific handlers to be defined by persons in
> user-mode.

Hardly, since last I checked pending signals for a process was a

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