More HP-inspired patches

Heath Kehoe hakehoe at
Wed Sep 15 15:45:43 UTC 1999

The main reason I suggest using sigaction() if it is available, is
that its behavior is more consistent across different OSs than signal()
is (since it's a POSIX-defined function).


>If I'm understanding this patch, I definitely don't agree with it...
>Reading it through, since I (FreeBSD) do HAVE_SIGACTION, its going to use
>your xsignal to replace my system signal function, that is reliable?
>*raised eyebrow*
>I'd sooner see something that goes:
>#if defined(HPUX) 
>And use that instead of the HAVE_SIGACTION you are currently using...

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