Am 6/1/2014 20:10, schrieb Jeremiah Mahler:
> Due to portability issues across UNIX versions sigaction(2) should be used
> instead of signal(2).
>>From the signal(2) man page:
> The behavior of signal() varies across UNIX versions, and has also var‐
> ied historically across different versions of Linux. Avoid its use:
> use sigaction(2) instead.
> Unfortunately MinGW under Windows has limited support for signal and no
> support for sigaction. And this prevents sigaction from being used across
> the entire Git project.
> In compat/mingw.c there is a faux sigaction function but it only supports
> SIGALARM. Hence the need for continuing to use signal() in other cases.
> This patch expands the faux sigaction function so that it calls signal in
> cases other than SIGALRM. Now sigaction can be used across the entire Git
> project and MinGW will still work with signal as it did before.
> Signed-off-by: Jeremiah Mahler <jmmah...@gmail.com>
> compat/mingw.c | 9 +++++----
> 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
> diff --git a/compat/mingw.c b/compat/mingw.c
> index e9892f8..e504cef 100644
> --- a/compat/mingw.c
> +++ b/compat/mingw.c
> @@ -1651,14 +1651,15 @@ int setitimer(int type, struct itimerval *in, struct
> itimerval *out)
> int sigaction(int sig, struct sigaction *in, struct sigaction *out)
> - if (sig != SIGALRM)
> - return errno = EINVAL,
> - error("sigaction only implemented for SIGALRM");
> if (out != NULL)
> return errno = EINVAL,
> error("sigaction: param 3 != NULL not implemented");
A fix for this missing implementation is needed before patch 9/9 can be
> - timer_fn = in->sa_handler;
> + if (sig == SIGALRM)
> + timer_fn = in->sa_handler;
> + else
> + signal(sig, in->sa_handler);
> return 0;
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