[lkml]   [2003]   [Aug]   [16]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: Dumb question: Why are exceptions such as SIGSEGV not logged wrote:
> On Sun, 17 Aug 2003 04:10:30 +0800, Michael Frank <> said:
> > Linux logs almost everything, why not exceptions such as SIGSEGV
> > in userspace which may be very informative?

Presumably only SIGSEGVs which kill a process would be logged...

Some programs actually _use_ SIGSEGV in a useful way, to manage memory.
Same for SIGBUS and other signals. It would be wrong to log them.

-- Jamie
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:47    [W:0.141 / U:3.064 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site