DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2003-08
Re: More syscall messaging commits, and some testing code as well.
In article <Pine.GSO.4.44.0308131043540.20270-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>,
Jan Grant wrote:
> That doesn't mean every system call needs to be made interruptable. It
> just means that long-lived system calls need to be interruptable: like
> NFS mounts are if you turn on intr (not sure why anyone doesn't turn
> that on).
because a lot of (stupid?) apps don't really handle the case of their backing
store going away very efficiently. if its a temporary thing you really should
have your apps block, but if I send an app a kill -9, even if its just as root,
I'd prefer them to die.
*sigh* we can all wish..
Adrian Chadd <angryskul> learning is bad
<adrian@xxxxxxxxxxx> <angryskul> it just makes the people around you dumber
(angryskul == alfred@irc) <angryskul> :(