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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm][threading] Should hythread_monitor_init() aquire the monitor?
Date Mon, 20 Nov 2006 19:30:44 GMT

Angela Lin wrote:

> 5. If DRLVM uses SIGUSR2 heavily, you might consider extending the
> port library to handle that for you as well. The port library chains
> signal handlers. We needed to do this to defend ourselves against apps
> that would (natively) register their own signal handlers, then create
> the JVM and still expect their signal handlers to get called. I seem
> to remember that this was mentioned in another thread?

A ha!

Please forgive a rusty old man for asking stupid questions, but lets 
talk about this.

Can you illustrate what you are talking about w/ a pointer to code?  We 
have some very concerning issues re signals, and I never could grok how 
J9 + classlib didn't have problems....


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