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From Bill Stoddard <b...@wstoddard.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] call hook from sig_coredump
Date Mon, 03 Mar 2003 18:30:57 GMT
Jeff Trawick wrote:
> Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> 
>> --On Wednesday, February 19, 2003 2:12 PM -0500 Jeff Trawick
>>  wrote:
>>
>> > The attached patch changes sig_coredump to call a hook.  In the
>> > fullness of time, the ap_exception_info_t provided to the hook
>> > would contain any and all relevant information available to a
>> > signal/exception handler (e.g., siginfo_t on many Unix variants).
>>
>>
>> Here's a compromise that I'd be willing to accept: you have to explictly
>> enable this hook at configure-time.  Otherwise, this hook won't be
>> executed on a signal.
> 
> 
> 
> Does anybody agree with Justin's compromise (i.e., if I put more effort 
> into this direction am I going to find out that somebody doesn't think 
> the compromise is conservative enough :) )?
> 

I don't like the idea of enabling this hook at configure time. Why not 
add the hook and leave it to modules whether they want to use it or not? 
  I don't see the value in crufting up configure more that it already is.

Bill


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