Please test snapshots

Daniel Colascione
Thu Aug 9 06:35:00 GMT 2012

On 8/8/2012 2:59 PM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 06, 2012 at 05:15:10PM -0700, Daniel Colascione wrote:
>> On 8/6/2012 2:07 PM, Daniel Colascione wrote:
>>> I just saw a hang building Emacs (using "make bootstrap")
>> Signal handling appears to be broken. Here's a simple testcase. Run the program
>> and hit control-c. It'll print "got Alarm clock", then stop accepting any
>> signals at all, even SIGSTOP. The same program works fine on my Debian stable box.
> I forgot to send out a notice about this.
> This particular issue should be fixed in the latest snapshot.

The latest snapshot seems to fix the issue.

> You mention generic "signal handling" rather than "sigwaitinfo" so I don't
> know if there are other issues.  It doesn't seem like much would work if
> signal handling was completely broken, though.

Apologies --- I should have been more specific. No, I haven't noticed any other
signal breakage aside from the sigwaitinfo problem and the Emacs build hang. I
can't reproduce either with the new snapshot.

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