UNIX programs often interact with their environment and other programs through the use of signals. Signals are software interrupts that the kernel raises in a process at the behest of other processes, or as a reaction to events that occur in the kernel.
- Chapter 13. Synchronization and State
- from The Art of Software Security Assessment: Identifying and Preventing Software Vulnerabilities
- Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
- Released: November 2006
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