Notifications when process is killed

Hansmeet Singh hansmeetschool at
Tue Aug 2 17:30:04 CEST 2011

you shouldn't have anything to worry about SIGTERM if you send out a SIGCHLD

On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 3:44 AM, Chris Angelico <rosuav at> wrote:

> 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.
> ChrisA
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