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Re: [PATCH] Remove Linuxism from tst-tls-atexit
- From: Szabolcs Nagy <szabolcs dot nagy at arm dot com>
- To: Roland McGrath <roland at hack dot frob dot com>, Siddhesh Poyarekar <siddhesh at redhat dot com>
- Cc: "libc-alpha at sourceware dot org" <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2015 12:31:15 +0100
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] Remove Linuxism from tst-tls-atexit
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- References: <1436883383-6903-1-git-send-email-siddhesh at redhat dot com> <20150714194025 dot 4608E2C39FA at topped-with-meat dot com> <20150715001837 dot GV2634 at spoyarek dot pnq dot redhat dot com> <20150715010029 dot 104162C39F1 at topped-with-meat dot com>
On 15/07/15 02:00, Roland McGrath wrote:
> One of the things on my list is to clean up the various test cases that
> rely on signal handling when they are not testing something related to
> signal handling. It makes those tests unusable on non-POSIX
> configurations (i.e. currently only NaCl) that do not support signals.
> So adding another such case is kind of going backwards. In this case,
> going from gratuitous Linuxism to just thorough POSIXism is still an
> incremental improvement (it should fix it for Hurd, e.g.). So that is
> fine for now if it really is unavoidably much harder to write a good
> test without catching a signal. But still not ideal.
hm i thought assuming posix is the right way to go.
if the tests cannot even assume a conforming posix
environment then what can they?