Subject: Re: signal(SIGSEGV, SIG_IGN) -> 100% CPU
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/10/1999 14:29:48
On Thu, 10 Jun 1999, der Mouse wrote:

: I looked at doing this, and it looks pretty simple.  If anyone wants
: it, I can even do the work (even for arches I don't use, since it
: amounts to making pipe() no longer a special call - preserving the old
: interface for binary compatability is something I don't feel prepared
: to do except for arches I use, though that may change after I do it a
: time or two).

Of course, since pipe() is implemented in-kernel by socketpair(), we could
just call the latter from user space directly ....

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.