signals of type SIGSEGV handled only once (in multithreaded process)
Fri Feb 15 11:08:00 GMT 2008
On Feb 15 10:49, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen, le Fri 15 Feb 2008 10:45:47 +0100, a Ã©crit :
> > On Feb 15 09:37, klement2 wrote:
> > > After excellently quick correction of pthread_kill when the argument
> > > signal is zero
> > > (by cgf), I have found another problem related to signal handling. The
> > > code in attachment
> > > demonstrates it ( because of pthread_kill, it must be run with
> > > cygwin1-20080213.dll and newer ).
> > > It seams that signal handlers for signals like SIGSEGV, SIGFPE are
> > > called only once,
> > This patch was necessary to get SEHs (and so Cygwin) working correctly
> > on Windows 2008 Server. The new behaviour is covered by POSIX:
> > http://www.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/009695399/functions/signal.html
> > "If and when the function returns, if the value of sig was SIGFPE,
> > SIGILL, or SIGSEGV or any other implementation-defined value
> > corresponding to a computational exception, the behavior is undefined.
> > Otherwise, the program shall resume execution at the point it was
> > interrupted."
> His handler doesn't return, it calls pthread_exit(), thus killing the
> thread causing the SIGFPE, SIGILL or SIGSEGV.
...and then it returns. Where to?
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