Subject: Re: core dumps on shutdown and more...
To: Michael Kukat <>
From: Anders Magnusson <>
List: port-vax
Date: 06/06/1999 16:31:09
> The last line should be "Broken pipe" or so, not "Segmentation fault". SIGPIPE
> doesn't create these nice dumps. So i think there is a bug in signal handling.
> This is what a ktrace of the above command does:
>    191 od       RET   write 4096/0x1000
>    191 od       CALL  write(0x1,0xb000,0x1000)
>    191 od       PSIG  SIGPIPE caught handler=0x55555555 mask=() code=0x0
>    191 od       RET   write -1 errno 32 Broken pipe
>    191 od       PSIG  SIGSEGV SIG_DFL
>    191 od       NAMI  "od.core"
I think that the libc way of setting signal vectors do not correspond 
anymore to how the kernel think it shall be done... That's sad.

-- Ragge