On Sun, Aug 31, 2003 at 12:12:35PM +0100, Daniel Barlow wrote:
> Alexey Dejneka <adejneka@...> writes:
> > I've attached a patch for it. Could anybody with a better UNIX
> > knowledge take a look at it?
> I haven't tried it, but I see no obvious reason that it shouldn't work.
> I'm not sure I believe it's necessary, though. Is it worth carrying
> around this mechanism just to be able to do (unix-kill pid :cont)?
> Why not define the signal numbers as ordinary constants and make
> people do (unix-kill pid sb-unix:sigcont) ?
I agree. (Surprise, surprise.:-) It's an extra way to do something
which doesn't seem to add much value, so deleting it seems reasonable.
> Note that SB-UNIX is nominally internal-use-only, so the only people
> affected are implementors and people who should expect interfaces to
> change from under them anyway. There's less than a screenful of
> output for grep -i unix-kill across the sbcl source code.
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