[PATCH] Cygwin: sigproc.cc: fix typo in comment describing nprocs

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Thu Aug 27 22:40:32 GMT 2020


nprocs is the number of children, not the number of deceased children.
The incorrect comment used to apply to a variable nzombies.  The
latter was removed in commit 8cb359d9 in 2004, but the comment was
never updated.
---
 winsup/cygwin/sigproc.cc | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/winsup/cygwin/sigproc.cc b/winsup/cygwin/sigproc.cc
index a5cf73bde..30c799f8c 100644
--- a/winsup/cygwin/sigproc.cc
+++ b/winsup/cygwin/sigproc.cc
@@ -44,7 +44,7 @@ char NO_COPY myself_nowait_dummy[1] = {'0'};// Flag to sig_send that signal goes
 #define Static static NO_COPY
 
 
-Static int nprocs;			// Number of deceased children
+Static int nprocs;			// Number of children
 Static char cprocs[(NPROCS + 1) * sizeof (pinfo)];// All my children info
 #define procs ((pinfo *) cprocs)	// All this just to avoid expensive
 					// constructor operation  at DLL startup
-- 
2.28.0



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