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Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:37:21 +0000
From: Pedro Alves <>
To: Yousong Zhou <>
 Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix invalid sigprocmask call

On 03/24/2017 01:05 PM, Yousong Zhou wrote:
> On 24 March 2017 at 20:55, Pedro Alves <> wrote:
>> The standard wasn't built on a vacuum.  It starts by ratifying common
>> implementation behavior.  If no historical implementation behaves like what
>> you're suggesting, what's the point of enforcing that, when it's clearly
>> NOT the intent?  You're just causing porting pain for no good reason.
>> Please file a bug against the standard to have the error section clarified instead.
> Lol, now I will consider the idea of bumping the door of POSIX committee ;)

No need.  Go here:

> I am cc-ing musl-libc list now.

Original thread here:

Pedro Alves

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