signals without signal stacks
Posted Mar 15, 2007 15:31 UTC (Thu) by pjones
In reply to: Kernel events without kevents
Parent article: Kernel events without kevents
It's better than that - with signalfd(), you can use e.g. malloc(), printf(), and backtrace() while handling a signal.
That's really a huge win. It'll also mean things like Xorg won't need to inject crap like VT_CHANGE handling into its event loop from a signal handler.
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