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Re: WINDOWS32 "Signal 127" due to a path in quotes bug

From: Earnie Boyd
Subject: Re: WINDOWS32 "Signal 127" due to a path in quotes bug
Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2005 11:18:04 +0000

On 3:42:31 am 2005-08-02 Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
> Windows _does_ have the notion of process groups; what it doesn't have
> is the concept of signals.  Signals are emulated on Windows.
> So the issue here is how are the emulated signals delivered to several
> programs that run concurrently.  I'm guessing that SIGINT is delivered
> only to the program that Windows considers to be currently in the
> foreground, but not to the others.
> My hope is that the exit status of the interrupted program somehow
> tells that it was interrupted.  If so, we could propagate that
> knowledge back into Make, and handle it correctly.
> But I need time to investigate all this, and that won't happen until
> the next weekend.

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