sending messages from the kernel to user apps

Olaf Meyer (olafm@seas.upenn.edu)
Tue, 9 Mar 1999 23:54:31 -0500 (EST)


Which is the easiest way to send a message from the
kernel to a user application?

I was thinking of having the user-app listen to a specific
socket port (AF_UNIX). Is this a good idea?
If so at which routines should I look to see how this works?
If not, is ther a better approach?

I would really appreciate some help :-) Please e-mail.

Thanks a lot,

Olaf
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