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Re: [Libguestfs] [PATCH libnbd] api: New nbd_kill_command API for sending a signal to the command subprocess.



On Thu, Jul 25, 2019 at 03:19:23PM -0500, Eric Blake wrote:
> This looks a bit funny until I read the docs at [1].  When using
> kill(2), I'm used to the function call 'kill(pid, 0)' probing for
> process existence.  But on the command line, kill(1) has the behavior of
> sending SIGTERM by default when you omit a signal number (and not
> serving as a process existence probe).

The reason for this choice is that in some language bindings we might
not have the SIG* symbols available, but there ought to still be a way
to send a default.  Hopefully people will read the docs :-)

I pushed it with s/signal/signum/.

Are we waiting on any other ABI breaks or would now be a good time to
do another 0.x release?

Rich.

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