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Re: [Bug-tar] Tar short read

From: Kevin Fox
Subject: Re: [Bug-tar] Tar short read
Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2011 11:47:45 -0700

On Tue, 2011-09-27 at 11:35 -0700, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> 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.

It can use SIGTSTP/SIGCONT instead, but to the same effect I think.
There are a few other ones a terminal can issue too like SIGTTIN and

> 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.

Thanks. :)


> Cheers, Andreas

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