On Tue, Oct 07, 2003 at 06:06:21PM +0200, Hans-Bernhard Broeker wrote:
> Since I'm by no means a Unix system programming guru, and the sender
> left no valid mail to reply to in person, I'm forwarding this to you
> guys ... any takers?
Well, on some older systems (old BSD-based ones?), you used to have to
reinstall a signal handler every time it was called (there was actually
a race condition as a result, and so the standard (POSIX, I think) way
is now that the handler is registered until/unless you explicitly remove
But it's just a guess.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Mon, 06 Oct 2003 22:52:12 +0200
> From: Elad Lahav <>
> Subject: Cscope signal handling
> Hi Hans,
> I think I've found a nasty bug in Cscope.
> When operating in line mode and performing a search, the first SIGINT signal
> acts as it should, i.e., stops the search and displays the command prompt
> (">>".) However, this signal has no effect during subsequent searches, as if
> it were disabled completely.
> I've tried to track it down, but had little success. It seems that the signals
> are properly installed. I was wondering if you could have a look at it.
> All the best,