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Re: Is *that* why debugging backend startup is so hard!?

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Is *that* why debugging backend startup is so hard!?
Date: 2000-06-27 03:47:33
Message-ID: 200006270347.XAA04616@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> Needless to say I find this braindead in the extreme.  Will anyone
> object if I change the signal masks so that we never ever block
> SIGABRT, SIGILL, SIGSEGV, SIGBUS, SIGTRAP, SIGCONT, SIGSYS?  Any
> other candidates?  Are there any systems that do not define all
> of these signal names?
> 
> BTW, once I turned this silliness off, I was able to home in on
> my bug within minutes...

Go ahead.  Current setup sound very broken.  Why do they even bother
doing all this.  Seems we should identify the signals we want to block,
and just block those.

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