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From: Pavel Machek <pavel@ucw.cz>
To: One Thousand Gnomes <gnomes@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Cc: "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu>,
	Austin S Hemmelgarn <ahferroin7@gmail.com>,
	Martin Tournoij <martin@arp242.net>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [RFC] The SIGINFO signal from BSD
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:48:43 +0100
Message-ID: <20141123094843.GA26434@Nokia-N900> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20141110142200.676b5d04@alan.etchedpixels.co.uk>

On Mon 2014-11-10 14:22:00, One Thousand Gnomes wrote:
> > wouldn't be accepted.  (BTW, if you're going to do this, note that ^T
> > could be remapped to any control character via stty; so to do this we
> > would need to define an extra index in c_cc[] array in the struct
> > termios.)
> 
> We have 19 entries in the array and no platforms that byte pack so that
> would actually be doable I think.
> 
> I'm really dubious about its value in the Linux world. You could do far
> better teaching the GUI desktop to walk the process tree of clients and
> dump the window owners process subtrees in a nice pop up window.

I use ssh way too much, so yes, I'd like to see SIGINFO.

Forgetting to add -v to cp command line is too common.

I can help testing patches :-).

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Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-11-05 15:17 Martin Tournoij
2014-11-05 19:31 ` Austin S Hemmelgarn
2014-11-05 20:14   ` Theodore Ts'o
2014-11-05 20:30     ` Austin S Hemmelgarn
2014-11-05 22:13     ` Martin Tournoij
2014-11-06 13:19       ` Pádraig Brady
2014-11-10 14:22     ` One Thousand Gnomes
2014-11-10 14:34       ` Martin Tournoij
2014-11-10 16:16       ` Austin S Hemmelgarn
2014-11-23  9:48       ` Pavel Machek [this message]

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