Re: kern/45647: kill from ddb broken
Martin Husemann <martin <at> duskware.de>
2011-12-01 06:20:03 GMT
The following reply was made to PR kern/45647; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Martin Husemann <martin <at> duskware.de>
To: matthew green <mrg <at> eterna.com.au>
Cc: gnats-bugs <at> NetBSD.org, kern-bug-people <at> netbsd.org,
gnats-admin <at> netbsd.org, netbsd-bugs <at> netbsd.org
Subject: Re: kern/45647: kill from ddb broken
Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2011 07:18:35 +0100
On Thu, Dec 01, 2011 at 03:42:50PM +1100, matthew green wrote:
> perhaps a solution would be to have ddb create a thread that will go
> away that will send the signal asap...
I'm not sure that is worth the trouble - in the case at hand it turned out
to be stuck in kernel and would have been unkillable anyway.
I'm also fine with just removing the command, or making it work in "the easy
case" (if that is detectable) but fail gracefully otherwise.