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Processes are required to respond to signals sent to them. This is one way a user can communicate with signals and control them.
Signals are asynchronous events that can occur to a running process and may be caused by hardware, software or users. Signals are numeric integer messages that have been predefined so they understand what these signals mean. When a process receives a signal, that process must respond to the signal. Uncaught signals will cause default actions to take place, which often means the process is terminated. If you use “kill -l”, or “trap -l” you can get a list of available signals:
 read more | mail this link | score:9054 | -aweber, December 31, 2010
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