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Re: New util-linux on kfreebsd issues.

On Sun, 9 Aug 2015, Andreas Henriksson wrote:

> The hurd porters already worked out a portability issue with upstream
> before I spotted it. The 'script' program has been altered and now use
> signalfd. It seems hurd people will aim to implement signalfd on their
> platform long-term, so kfreebsd porting can probably not ride on their
> effort this time. It seems kqueue can someone be used as a replacement
> for signalfd. Someone needs to implement this and submit a patch
> upstream. Would be great if that could happen before 2.27 final. For
> now the solution has been to only build 'script' on linux. Please advice
> if this is an acceptable way to go for you.

Hmm, I wonder if anyone has told them about
https://ldpreload.com/blog/signalfd-is-useless -- it does not really make
me confident that switching to signalfd is the right choice at this time.


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