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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: LinuxThreads
Date Sun, 13 Dec 1998 20:28:15 GMT


On Sat, 12 Dec 1998, Grisha Trubetskoy wrote:

> 
> Thanks, Dean.
> 
> Hmmm... I'm pretty sure I'm using glibc 2.0.7, only on Debian, and it
> still causes the problem. 
> 
> I actually downloaded the glibc source and recompiled it replacing the
> SIGUSR1 and SIGUSR2 signals with SIGSTKFLT and SIGUNUSED as the
> LinuxThreads FAQ suggests and the problem did go away. 
> 
> Recomipling libc, however, didn't seem like a very practical way to
> solve a problem though...

Hmm.  glibc is supposed to use the posix realtime signal extensions which
give an "arbitrary" number of signals.  Maybe it only does that with a
2.1.x kernel though.

> Are there any plans to make Apache use other signals eventually?

No, this is a bug in linuxthreads/glibc which will resolve itself
eventually.

Dean


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