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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: Eliminating NO_USE_SIGACTION
Date Wed, 05 Apr 2000 11:40:33 GMT
NO_USE_SIGACTION is for those platforms that have sigaction() but
it shouldn't be used, because it's broken or unreliable. It's
short for HAVE_SIGACTION_BUT_DONT_USE_IT :)

Manoj Kasichainula wrote:
> 
> Speaking of ap_signal, is there any reason to maintain
> NO_USE_SIGACTION anymore? Autoconf can detect the presence of
> sigaction(), so we should do so and use HAVE_SIGACTION instead. Also,
> I'd like to eliminate even bothering to check for ap_signal in
> mpmt_pthread and dexter. Since sigaction is a POSIX call, and pthreads
> imply proper POSIX support, I think it's unnecessary for MPMs using
> pthreads to bother supporting non-sigaction systems.
> 


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