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From Jeff Trawick <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] NO_USE_SIGACTION - no use undecorated names
Date Fri, 21 Nov 2003 03:00:27 GMT
William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> We need to axe or decorate the symbol NO_USE_SIGACTION in our
> ongoing effort to prevent namespace clashes.

sounds good

> We do have a flag APR_HAVE_SIGACTION which is tested and
> configured for, and the attached patch to the Apache MPMs 
> presumes that this was the intent of APR_HAVE_SIGACTION.

can you take a look at that patch, Bill?  (hint, save to disk first, then edit :) )

> But it will enable all platforms to use the (likely untested) sigaction
 > code in the various MPMs.

but we're using the sigaction code now...  what platforms besides windows 
actually have NO_USE_SIGACTION defined?

> code in the various MPMs.  If we are choosing on *Apache's* behalf
> to use (or not use) sigaction, then this flag, or it's newly renamed
> cousin, needs to be an apache conf variable and disappear altogether
> from APR.
> Comments please from those who know the sigaction code?

I think everybody will end up using the same exact code, but the preprocessor 
check will be nicer.

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