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Re: Signals on Mingw

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Signals on Mingw
Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 18:47:45 +0200

> From: Reuben Thomas <rrt@sc3d.org>
> Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:38:22 +0000
> Cc: Bruno Haible <bruno@clisp.org>, bug-gnulib <bug-gnulib@gnu.org>
>  Can you elaborate what are you using this module for in the MinGW
>  build?  AFAIK, Posix signals can never work well enough on Windows to
>  care about them.  Maybe I'm missing something.
> Signal numbers for use in a GDB debugger stub: stubs report errors/breaks etc 
> to GDB as signal numbers.

So all you need is signal numbers?

But why is it useful to report signals when none were actually
delivered to the program?  And how do you make sure the numbers you
report will be identical to what GDB itself uses?

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