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Date: Thu, 21 May 2020 13:20:50 -0700
From: Khem Raj <>
Subject: Re: remove SIGSTKFLT on mips?

On 5/21/20 12:21 PM, Rich Felker wrote:
> On Thu, May 21, 2020 at 09:51:29AM -0700, enh wrote:
>> (context:
>> seems like musl defines SIGSTKFLT for mips as signal 7. the kernel
>> disagrees and says SIGEMT is 7, and that mips doesn't have a
>> arch/mips/include/uapi/asm/signal.h:#define SIGEMT 7
>> git blame says SIGSTKFLT was introduced in the original commit:
>> commit 6315004f6102dca44c4ba50654a36967b8b9c2a6
>> Author: Rich Felker <>
>> Date:   Wed Jul 11 04:22:13 2012 -0400
>>      initial version of mips (o32) port, based on work by Richard
>> Pennington (rdp)
>>      basically, this version of the code was obtained by starting with
>>      rdp's work from his ellcc source tree, adapting it to musl's build
>>      system and coding style, auditing the bits headers for discrepencies
>>      with kernel definitions or glibc/LSB ABI or large file issues, fixing
>>      up incompatibility with the old binutils from aboriginal linux, and
>>      adding some new special cases to deal with the oddities of sigaction
>>      and pipe syscall interfaces on mips.
>>      at present, minimal test programs work, but some interfaces are broken
>>      or missing. threaded programs probably will not link.
> I have the two attached patches pending push if there's no objection.

seems good to me

> Rich

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