Re: Process Communication Mechanisms

From: Hagen Paul Pfeifer
Date: Fri Aug 11 2006 - 11:30:19 EST

* Kamran Soomro | 2006-08-11 16:25:43 [+0500]:

>Hi. I want to study how the 2.6 kernel handles process communication.
>I am planning to study the source code for this purpose. Can someone
>please guide me as to where to start? And how to proceed. Thanks.

Process Communication in the sense of SYS V? Then the complete ipc directory
[1] will be your friend.

For Unix sockets the implementation is a little bit more complicated - you must
grasp more source-code. But this depends on how deep is your interesting.

Last but not least: there are many books out there who cover this topic.

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