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SubjectRe: Question about Linux signal handling
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On Sun, 2003-02-23 at 23:04, Albert Cahalan wrote:
> > Firstly BSD didn't get it wrong, things merely diverged
> > historically after V7 unix.
>
> BSD is wrong for not choosing a different name
> for the new system call and leaving the old one.

The same is true of System 5. Both of the changes semantics
from V7 unix.

> > glibc has the best of both worlds
>
> Non-default behavior is nearly irrelevant. The default
> should have matched traditional UNIX and Linux behavior.

Its all in the docs, and to quote one of the smarter managerial
people we had in Red Hat "I can only provide the information, I
can't make you hear it."

Alan

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