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SubjectRe: [PATCH 13/20] signal: Implement force_fatal_sig
On Wed, Oct 20, 2021 at 7:45 AM Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> wrote:
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> Add a simple helper force_fatal_sig that causes a signal to be
> delivered to a process as if the signal handler was set to SIG_DFL.
>
> Reimplement force_sigsegv based upon this new helper.

Can you just make the old force_sigsegv() go away? The odd special
casing of SIGSEGV was odd to begin with, I think everybody really just
wanted this new "force_fatal_sig()" and allow any signal - not making
SIGSEGV special.

Also, I think it should set SIGKILL in p->pending.signal or something
like that - because we want this to trigger fatal_signal_pending(),
don't we?

Right now fatal_signal_pending() is only true for SIGKILL, I think.

Linus

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