Subject: Re: Signal catching changes broke Matlab
To: Nathan J. Williams <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org>
Date: 09/28/2004 11:08:30
Nathan J. Williams 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!
> The spinning occurred when a process that had SEGV masked generated
> another SEGV. I don't believe that just catching SEGV was affected.
However, we managed to test a full fix, and the Matlab problem is
reported gone with kern_sig.c rev. 1.198. I'll request pullup
to 2.0 branch shortly.
Thanks for your attention.
Jaromir Dolecek <jdolecek@NetBSD.org> http://www.NetBSD.cz/
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