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Re: Dynamic modules: MODULE_HANDLE_SIGNALS etc.

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Dynamic modules: MODULE_HANDLE_SIGNALS etc.
Date: Mon, 04 Jan 2016 17:24:55 +0200

> From: Daniel Colascione <address@hidden>
> Date: Sun, 3 Jan 2016 13:12:29 -0800
> > I think something along that lines would suffice, yes. Admittedly I
> > didn't quite follow what you wrote (perhaps some text got elided?). But
> > the main point, as I understand it, is that we needn't worry about
> > having a stack-overflow check inside the stack-overflow handler, because
> > we can insist that the stack-overflow handler be tightly-enough
> > controlled so that it won't recurse indefinitely.
> Yes: do as little as possible in the segfault handler and signal an
> error the normal way at the next safe opportunity, if one arises before
> we fully exhaust the stack.

You cannot do that when the stack is exhausted.  You will almost
certainly crash if you try.

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