Subject: Re: signal(SIGSEGV, SIG_IGN) -> 100% CPU
To: Chris G. Demetriou <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/14/1999 10:51:37
On 10 Jun 1999, Chris G. Demetriou wrote:

: * fixing it wastes both kernel code space and pipe() execution cycles.
: granted, not much of either, but some of each.

If `fixing it' means calling socketpair() from userspace and doing any
necessary frobbing there, it actually means *reducing* kernel size (...and
relegating pipe(2) to COMPAT_14).

-- Todd Vierling (Personal; Bus.