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Re: [Bug-tar] Tar short read

From: Andreas Dilger
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] Tar short read
Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2011 12:35:58 -0600

On 2011-09-27, at 12:28 PM, Sergey Poznyakoff wrote:
> Kevin Fox <address@hidden> ha escrit:
>> What about SIGSTOP/SIGCONT? I don't believe they can avoid those.
> SIGSTOP cannot be caught, blocked, or ignored.  It is used only by
> debuggers.

Isn't it also used by Ctrl-Z in bash, and then "bg/fg" will send
SIGCONT when it resumes.

I'm on the side of Kevin, that it makes sense for tar to be robust
in the face of a short read, despite what the spec might write.

Cheers, Andreas

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