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Re: [PATCH] A terminating signal has to complete a bash process


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [PATCH] A terminating signal has to complete a bash process
Date: Thu, 3 May 2018 16:29:13 -0400
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On 5/1/18 7:55 PM, Andrei Vagin wrote:

>> If it's not obvious, I'm trying to determine whether making this change
>> will add any more value than simply exiting (perhaps with a particular
>> exit status).
> 
> It will add more value. Without this changes, we will not know whether a
> bach process crashed or exited. If it will not generate a core dump after
> a crash, the tools like abrtd, coredumpd, etc will not detect this crash
> and will not report about this abnormal behaviour.

OK, we'll try it. I'll be interested to see if any core dumps created by
causing a SIGSEGV will overwrite any stack information from the `real'
fatal signal.

Thanks for the patch.

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/



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