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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] Handle terminating signals.

From: Gerd Hoffmann
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] Handle terminating signals.
Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2008 21:46:42 +0200
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Ian Jackson wrote:
> Gerd Hoffmann writes ("[Qemu-devel] [PATCH] Handle terminating signals."):
>> This patch makes qemu handle signals better.  For normal signals
>> (SIGINT, SIGTERM & friends) it just sets the request_shutdown flag,
>> making the main_loop exit and qemu taking the usual exit route, with
>> atexit handlers being called and so on, instead of qemu just being
>> killed by the signal.
>> +    sigaction(SIGINT,  &act, NULL);
>> +    sigaction(SIGHUP,  &act, NULL);
>> +    sigaction(SIGTERM, &act, NULL);
>> +    sigaction(SIGQUIT, &act, NULL);
> SIGQUIT should not be in this list.  QUIT does not mean `please
> terminate'.  It's a signal used for debugging purposes and usually
> means `please pretend this program took a SEGV'.  The default action
> is to die and dump core, and this should be preserved.

Ok, we could take the SIGSEGV cleanup route, then call abort().  That
should come close enougth.  Does that sound ok?



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