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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: Release Management
Date Mon, 09 Dec 1996 09:09:46 GMT
Randy Terbush wrote:
> I'm right now working on the reentrant problem in log_error().
> I think this needs to be dealt with if possible. I'm currently
> trying to gleen some extra knowledge from Stevens on signal handlers.
> Seems that we need to sigsuspend() the current mask when heading into
> things like log_error(). Comments welcome. I'll mail a patch to the
> list shortly.

You mean sigprocmask()? Note that if sigaction() is used rather than signal(),
you can specify a mask when setting the handler. Also note that you need to
mask all signals which invoke the same handler (I suppose).



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