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From:
Jesse Vincent
Date:
September 11, 2011 10:10
Subject:
Re: Updating perlipc's signals
Message ID:
FB80EC1F-4BAE-4555-98A7-7E99D8EC3B90@fsck.com
Thanks. Applied.

Best,
Jesse
On Aug 4, 2011, at 8:57 AM, Leon Timmermans wrote:

> I've attached patch to update perlipc. In summary:
> 
> 1. I've removed some erroneous code regarding signal names (it doesn't
> handle signal aliases) with a reference to a module that does handle
> it correctly.
> 2. Removed the sample on temporary signal ignoring; this is not likely
> to do what users want it to do. Possibly this should be replaced by a
> discussion on sigprocmask & friends, but perhaps we can skip in
> altogether
> 3. Corrected the discussion on permissions to take the difference
> between real, effective and saved UIDs into account.
> 4. Removed all mention of the SysV signaling issue. This was rather
> relevant when perlipc was written 15 years ago but it isn't anymore
> nowadays.
> 5. Removed the suggestion that you can longjmp out of a signal handler
> (see CERT's SIG32-C).
> 
> Feedback is most welcome (in particular on 1 and 2).
> 
> Leon
> <signals.patch>


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