[patch] fix spurious SIGSEGV faults under Cygwin

Brian Dessent brian@dessent.net
Thu Feb 2 16:00:00 GMT 2006

Brian Dessent wrote:

>  #define _CYGWIN_SIGNAL_STRING "cYgSiGw00f"

Sigh, this breaks strace under Cygwin, I should have tested more.  Sorry
about that.  Apparently strace expects anything starting with the 'cYg'
prefix to be followed by a hex number.  I thought that since
_CYGWIN_SIGNAL_STRING already existed and didn't follow that format it
was safe to add more, but that's not the case.

So, should I pick another prefix that's not 'cYg'?  Or instead use
something like "cYg0 ..." since strace seems to just ignore the string
if its value is 0?  Or something else?


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