Subject: Re: Signal catching changes broke Matlab
To: None <>
From: Jan Schaumann <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/27/2004 21:05:45
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Thor Lancelot Simon <> wrote:
> The spinning may break real-world apps.  I can think of a certain
> commercial LISP interpreter that catches SEGV... will reverting this
> change break PVS et. al again to fix Matlab?  Six of one, half a dozen
> of the other!

Since I have users who will complain (loudly) about either one being
broken, I can at least test these two.  (I know it sucks to do a
trial-and-error case-by-case analysis.)

I'll build a new kernel with the proposed patch and test all my apps
running under linux emulation.


If you are undertaking anything substantial, C is the only reasonable choice
of programming language.
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