Help needed with Big List of Dodgy Apps

Christopher Faylor
Fri Sep 7 21:27:00 GMT 2007

On Fri, Sep 07, 2007 at 04:17:30PM -0500, Matthew Woehlke wrote:
> Robert Kiesling wrote:
>>>?  I don't know what this means but Windows has the equivalent of
>>The signal is non-catchable by UNIX apps.  That ability would be useful
>>when malloc goes whizzing off into the video RAM, but the issue is
>>almost always a bug somewhere else in the app.  That is not to say that
>>the system libraries are perfect, of course.
>Um...  I can catch SIGSEGV just fine in my UNIX apps.  Or did you mean
>cygwin apps can't catch it?  (Granted, I don't attempt to *recover*
>from a SEGV, just say "hey, I got a SEGV" and either exit() or

Cygwin can catch SIGSEGV just fine.  So can Windows.

I don't want to belabor the point but there isn't much that makes sense
to me here, especially in context of the subject.


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