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Re: [perl #20491] $SIG{RTMIN} on gentoo

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Rafael Garcia-Suarez
January 26, 2003 14:50
Re: [perl #20491] $SIG{RTMIN} on gentoo
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Arthur Bergman wrote:
> > That's strange. What does your signal.h say about it ? (it maybe a 
> > file asm/signal.h or
> > another sig*.h under /usr/include). There's possibly a bug in the 
> > Configure script if
> > your signal number is different from -1.
> >
> > Anyway, perl should't dump core when given a signal number of -1.
> > (for reference the core dump is produced by
> > 	$ perl -e '$SIG{RTMIN} = "DEFAULT"'
> > )
> A machine with RTMIN being -1 must be a weird beast since RTMIN/RTMAX 
> combo describes what signals can used for realtime signals.

Gentoo machines are weird beasts ;-) notice that this is apparently a
gentoo modified kernel, and (afaik) the signal numbers come from the
kernel. So I just want to know what kind of input fools the complicated
process by which Configure figures them out.
(RTMIN is consistenly defined as 32 in all kernel headers here, linux

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