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Re: [Bug-tar] [Fwd: Bug#532570: tar - relies on standard SIGPIPE behavio

From: Sergey Poznyakoff
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] [Fwd: Bug#532570: tar - relies on standard SIGPIPE behaviour]
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2009 13:10:17 +0300

Bdale Garbee <address@hidden> ha escrit:

> Please comment on the attached patch from Bastian Blank regarding
> SIGPIPE behavior proposed for inclusion in my Debian packaging of tar.

It is reasonable, but it's better be done in main(). I installed the
following patch:

diff --git a/src/tar.c b/src/tar.c
index dbffc2a..e10b804 100644
--- a/src/tar.c
+++ b/src/tar.c
@@ -2454,10 +2454,10 @@ main (int argc, char **argv)
   obstack_init (&argv_stk);
-#ifdef SIGCHLD
+  /* Ensure default behavior for some signals */
+  signal (SIGPIPE, SIG_DFL);
   /* System V fork+wait does not work if SIGCHLD is ignored.  */
   signal (SIGCHLD, SIG_DFL);
   /* Decode options.  */

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