Change to allow signal handlers to set SE and BE bits.

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at
Wed Sep 10 05:39:31 EST 2003

On Tue, 2003-09-09 at 21:19, Corey Minyard wrote:
> Paul came up with a much better method for this.  I have added a syscall
> that does a "debug" return from the signal handler.  It's much cleaner.
> I ahve a patch for this, and I've done a number of things besides just
> this.  I seemed bad to me to add yet another kludge to the beginning of
> DoSyscall for handling yet another signal return value.  So I turned all
> the signal return syscalls into normal syscalls.  This should speed up
> normal syscall handling by removing four instructions from the syscall
> entry.  Is this ok?

The problem with changing the signal return is that you break at least
gdb, and maybe more (g++ stack unwinding ?)


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