Scribbling feverishly on May 03, Stephen Rothwell managed to emit:
> Hi Andrew,
> Sorry I have been a bit slow on this.
> On Tue, 23 Apr 2002 09:58:14 -0700 Andrew Burgess <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I am seeing something very strange with the dnotify feature in kernel
> > 2.4.19pre6aa1. I'm developing a file copy daemon that makes backups of
> > files as soon as they change so I run dnotify on every directory in my
> > system (essentially). I based my program on the example in dnotify.txt
> > in the Documentation directory.
> So far, so good :-)
> > I notice that after a while two things happen:
> > 1) In my copyd process I start getting signals for directories that are
> > not changing. Even stranger, I get signals for fd that I've never
> > opened.
> OK, this is weird, but I am looking into it.
> > 2) Other processes, like sendmail, start exiting with the same signal
> > (RTMIN+5). (I use +5 because I started seeing the problem with +0 and I
> > took a wild guess that RTMIN+0 was being used for something else).
glibc reserves RTMIN+ for its own use, so you have to use
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