Date: Sat, 2 Sep 2000 11:56:05 -0700 (PDT)
From: Linus Torvalds <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> * SIGCONT isn't handled correctly:
> "[W]hen SIGCONT is generated for a process all pending stop signals
> for that process shall be discarded."
A lot of these issues should be fixed in test8-pre2. It does more of a
true job of having shared signals instead of emulating them with a global
"blocked" list and spreading them out to be local signals.
I looked at test8-pre2, and the basic strategy looks promising :-).
However folding CLONE_SIGHAND and CLONE_THREAD onto CLONE_SIGNAL
doesn't work. The current LinuxThreads library uses CLONE_SIGHAND but
cannot deal with the thread group stuff (it relies on getpid()
returning the process ID of the thread and not the process ID of the
thread-group leader). Basically locks up every existing
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