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Re: Signals

On Wed, Jan 04, 2006 at 06:49:04PM -0000, Dave Korn wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 04, 2006 at 01:35:52PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>> On Wed, Jan 04, 2006 at 11:25:27AM -0700, John Buttitto wrote:
>>>> I wrote some simeple test code in Java to trap signals. Seems to work
>>>> well, I then ported it to cygwin. The code listens for the SIGINT and
>>>> prints a message. When I hit Ctrl-C while it is running the proper
>>>> signal gets sent and traped. 
>>>> I then go to a second shell/Window  and do a ps on the process running
>>>> and try to send a kill -s SIGINT <pid>. In cygwin this does not work the
>>>> process dies with out traping the signal.
>>>> Was wondering if anyone else ran into this and what silly thing I am
>>>> doing that causes the issue? 
>>>> Thanks!
>>> There was a problem with the setup.ini file on  It should
>>> be fixed now but it will take a while to propagate.
>> Sorry.  Somehow I responded to the wrong message.  How embarrassing.
>Heh, I thought you were just emphasising your point about how it's a
>bad idea to hijack arbitrary threads for posting!

Actually, I was reading in one window and responding in another.  Quite a
feat.  Seeing how these things usually go, it'll probably be the start of
a new trend for me.


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