James Carlson wrote:
> James Carlson writes:
>> Frank Van Der Linden writes:
>>> Matty wrote:
>>>> Most Linux and BSD distributions ship with a version of dd that
>>>> displays the status of a copy operation when a SIGUSR1 signal is
>>> Just a correction. I know this is late in the game, and I don't want to
>>> prolong the discussion much, since this isn't the right list, but: *BSD
>>> uses SIGINFO, which is generated via the tty code when the user presses
>>> ^T. Several tools implement a status handler that uses SIGINFO.
>> CR 6310532, now celebrating its first birthday.
> Ah, surprise. I filed it even longer ago. ;-}
Sounds like we could implement the Linux behavior wrt
SIGUSR1 and then add SIGINFO support trivially once
that appeared in the terminal handler...
Bart Smaalders Solaris Kernel Performance
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