Subject: Re: port-i386/2830: SIGBUS is inappropriate for VM protection violations
To: Mike Long <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/11/1996 07:54:01
On Fri, 11 Oct 1996 04:10:10 -0400 (EDT)
Mike Long <email@example.com> wrote:
> The i386 port raises SIGBUS when a process attempts to modify
> a read-only page, instead of the more appropriate SIGSEGV. This
> behavior makes SPICE core dump, because it tries to determine the data
> segment size by probing memory <shudder>.
This has been fixed in port-1.2 -current, which, as noted on current-users
yesterday, will be available this weekend.
Jason R. Thorpe firstname.lastname@example.org
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