Re: K 2.6 test6 strange signal behaviour

From: Alex Riesen
Date: Wed Nov 05 2003 - 03:14:53 EST

Ken Foskey, Tue, Oct 21, 2003 03:56:10 +0200:
> On Tue, 2003-10-21 at 06:28, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > Ken Foskey <foskey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >
> > > I have a problem with signals.
> >
> > You should be using sigsetjmp(), not setjmp().
> No difference. Note that this is K 2.6 specific, it "works" in K 2.4.
> I am reading on sigaction now, I will recode with SA_RESTART tonight.

recode it with SA_NOMASK (and please, remove all that forest around the
code if you post it here).

Can someone explain here, how exactly setjmp/longjmp breaks expected

> I think this is not the solution because I am explicitly setting the
> signal handler before every call. I think this simply leaves the signal
> handler active ie old BSD style.

no. See the glibc source, posix/signal.c

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