Missing definition of SIGCLD from "signum.h"

mukesh agrawal agrawal at ais.org
Sat Mar 20 02:16:05 EST 1999

At 11:37 AM -0500 3/18/99, Emmanuel STAPF wrote:
>Has someone an idea why SIGCLD is not defined in signum.h? On the standard
>PC distribution it is defined as SIGCHLD but on LinuxPPC there is no
>If there is no reason, how can someone add it to the standard distribution?

I think SIGCLD is the historical name for SIGCHLD. The use of SIGCLD is
probably deprecated. Since LinuxPPC is new, probably nobody thought it

FWIW, SIGCHLD is the Unix98 way of doing things.

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