> Most Linux and BSD distributions ship with a version of dd that
> displays the status of a copy operation when a SIGUSR1 signal is
> received. For some reason /usr/bin/dd on Solaris hosts doesn't contain
> this capability, and I would like to add it. After reading through the
> source code for dd.c, it looks like adding this support would be as
> simple as installing a signal handler for SIGUSR1, and having it call
> the function stats. I am attaching code (which I copied from the dd
> that ships with Fedora Core Linux)
What license is that dd code you copied under ?
You can't just copy code like that without considering the licenses.
Darren J Moffat