andy git 06/15 suspend/resume observations

Werner Almesberger werner at
Thu Jun 19 04:00:42 CEST 2008

Mike (mwester) wrote:
> the data structures to see if unread data is present.  But this brings
> up the problem of what do you do if the application that is supposed to
> be reading the data has gone and borked itself?

FWIW, I think it would be acceptable to abandon suspend if there is
pending data and there is a designated recipient for that data (i.e.,
the tty is open).

If gsmd or equivalent is really stuck (which is in itself a critical
failure), just killing it would clear the problem.

- Werner

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