Notifications when process is killed

Andrea Di Mario anddimario at
Tue Aug 2 12:36:44 CEST 2011

> You won't be able to catch SIGTERM, as Thomas said, but if you need to
> know what caused a process to end, the best way is to have code in the
> parent process to catch SIGCHLD. When the child ends, for any reason,
> its parent is sent SIGCHLD with some parameters, including the signal
> number that caused the termination; you can then log anything you
> want.

Hi, i understand, i've read that SIGKILL can't catch, but nothing
about SIGTERM.
If i use SIGCHLD, i will have difficult when parent receive a SIGTERM, or not?

Thanks, regards.

Andrea Di Mario

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