Issue with rsync 2.6.1-pre1 on AIX

Carson Gaspar carson at
Mon Mar 29 23:58:06 GMT 2004

--On Monday, March 29, 2004 15:48:06 -0800 Wayne Davison <wayned at> 

> On Mon, Mar 29, 2004 at 06:07:33PM -0500, Carson Gaspar wrote:
>> If it would be accepted, I'd happily submit a patch fixing up signal
>> handling to only use the nice, functional POSIX API.
> I'd be interested in seeing this get into rsync.  Of course, it would
> have to have appropriate configure support.  It might not make it into
> 2.6.1, though.

Define "appropriate configure support". Please tell me it's "if your 
platform doesn't support POSIX sigaction, go away". If you actually want to 
keep supporting signal() and friends in the code via nasty #ifdefs or via 
wrapper functions/macros, it's just not worth doing.


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