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Re: Question about signal syscalls !

To: Franck Bui-Huu <>
Subject: Re: Question about signal syscalls !
From: Daniel Jacobowitz <>
Date: Fri, 2 Feb 2007 11:53:56 -0500
Cc: David Daney <>, Ralf Baechle <>, linux-mips <>
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On Fri, Feb 02, 2007 at 05:36:30PM +0100, Franck Bui-Huu wrote:
> And now I'm starting to think that we don't need to save static regs in
> setup_sigcontext() either...

It's possible not to (iirc at least one arch does that) but please
don't change it now.  This is a userland ABI issue; GDB knows that the
registers are saved, and there are slots for them in
sigcontext/ucontext so it would be unexpected if they were not filled
in.  Could break things like pth.

Daniel Jacobowitz

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