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Re: Grrr: SIGEMT

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Subject: Re: Grrr: SIGEMT
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@waldorf-gmbh.de>
Date: Sat, 2 Sep 1995 02:31:35 +0200 (MET DST)
In-reply-to: <199509012016.QAA27683@huahaga.rutgers.edu> from "David S. Miller" at Sep 1, 95 04:16:54 pm
Hi,

> SIGEMT me thinks is a BSD thing, I have to provide it for SunOS
> compatibility if that means anything...  And whats even more strange
> is that the NetBSD Sparc code sends this signal to a process if it
> gets a tagged addition overflow trap ??!?!?!  Possibly Ultrix or IRIX
> or some other MIPS based Unix has this?  As another point of reference
> my Sparc gdb stub happens to use SIGEMT for fp disabled traps so it
> seems as if SIGEMT is another one of the MAGIC Unix things ;)

Hmpf...  I think I'm gonna do some tests with Waldorf's RISC/os machines
and take a look at the BSD 4.4 Lite sources.

    Ralf

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