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Re: patch to ignore SIGPWR and SIGXCPU (used by pthreads)
> Why not? What does it hurt to (by default) just pass them to the
> inferior? Having gdb stop inconveniences (and confuses) everybody who
> uses gcj. Having gdb silently pass the signals to the application
> inconveniences/confuses - who?
With your proposed change, a program that exceeds its CPU usage will
quietly terminate. The user will loose their entire debug session.
This is very different to GDB's current behavour where the signal is
intercepted, the program is stopped, and control is returned to the user.