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Re: dump core while running
On Wed, Mar 04, 2009 at 08:21:02AM -0500, Martin S. Weber wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 04, 2009 at 01:28:38PM +0200, Brad du Plessis wrote:
> > Ignatios Souvatzis wrote:
> >> Actually, make that
> >> kill(getpid(), SIGTRAP);
> >> pause();
> > Why the pause() ?
> Pause is made obsolete by sigsuspend(2).
> The pause() function forces a process to pause until a signal is
> from either the kill(2) function or an interval timer. (..)"
> SIGTRAP/ABRT/QUIT/ILL/EMT/FPE might be blocked. See also sigsuspend(2),
> sigaction(2), signal(7).
Maybe a sleep(1) might even be better, so that the
forked process is guaranteed to terminate.
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