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Re: Obsolete SIGRTMAX-n signal names


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Obsolete SIGRTMAX-n signal names
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2013 11:26:00 -0400
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On 4/23/13 2:05 AM, Harald Hoyer wrote:
> As reported in http://savannah.gnu.org/patch/?8025 , I would like to see the
> SIGRTMAX-n signal names disappear.
> 
> Signals should never ever be addressed with SIGRTMAX-n. Signals should always 
> be
> addressed with SIGRTMIN+n.

I'll take a look at this, but that's a pretty strong statement to make from
something that appears in one Linux man page.  I can't find any shell in my
quick testing that behaves as you propose.  Is there any other reason to do
this?

Chet


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