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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] Kernel thread signal handling.

On Mon, 13 Oct 2003, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Sigh. Using signals to communicate with kernel threads is evil. It keeps
> on breaking and each site does it differently and we've had plenty of bugs
> due to this practice.

Yeah, it's not wonderfully pretty, but at least this patch makes bugs
_less_ likely, by having more of the common stuff abstracted out. And
clearly allow_signal() was broken before, since it didn't allow anything
but deadly signals, despite the fact that it was supposed to be generic.


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