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Re: Grrr: SIGEMT

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Subject: Re: Grrr: SIGEMT
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@waldorf-gmbh.de>
Date: Sun, 3 Sep 1995 02:25:16 +0200 (MET DST)
In-reply-to: <199509020903.LAA19218@newton.waldorf-gmbh.de> from "Andreas Busse" at Sep 2, 95 11:03:46 am
Hi,

> Just done that. In all flavours of RiscOS (BSD43, SVR3 and SVR4)
> SIGEMT is 7 and SIGBUS is 10. So, Linux's signal mapping is *wrong*,
> or at least non-standard. We should change that.

Have fun with all the other packages that then will have to be changed,
too.  In my opinion it's GDB's fault anyway.  If everything fails you
might write a program that #includes <signal.h> and evaluates it's
contents.  Just like dozens of packages do.  Yes, it's ugly but the
right thing (TM).

   Ralf

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