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Re: usr1-signal, usr2-signal, etc.

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: usr1-signal, usr2-signal, etc.
Date: Tue, 05 Dec 2006 23:26:44 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.91 (gnu/linux)

YAMAMOTO Mitsuharu <address@hidden> writes:

>>>>>> On Mon, 04 Dec 2006 14:08:09 +0100, address@hidden (Kim F. Storm) said:
>>> Currently we only have usr1 and usr2 signals, but if we add more
>>> (the "etc") later, this would be a cleaner interface for such
>>> extensions.
>> For example, we could handle SIGTERM, SIGHUP, and SIGQUIT like this
>> to allow a user to handle those signals in some other way:
> I'm concerned about the case that kbd_buffer_store_event_hold is
> called from the signal-handler context while it is also executed in
> the normal context.  This has already existed for SIGUSR1 and SIGUSR2
> before your change, though.

SIGUSR1 and SIGUSR2 are, IIRC, new in Emacs 22.  So we have no "nobody
complained about that before" reason for allowing problems in that

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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