Help needed with Big List of Dodgy Apps
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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