Notifications when process is killed

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Tue Aug 2 06:44:01 EDT 2011

On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 11:36 AM, Andrea Di Mario <anddimario at> wrote:
> If i use SIGCHLD, i will have difficult when parent receive a SIGTERM, or not?

What you would do is create two processes. Set up your signal
handlers, then fork; in the parent, just watch for the child's death -
in the child, do all your work. When the parent receives SIGCHLD, it
can ascertain the cause of death.


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