Need help with fork, forking multiple childs and shared memory

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Old 08-07-2009
Originally Posted by helpmeforlinux
Actually i was implementing the above program so i was bit busy, still i m facing one problem as i said earlier, how do i know which child sent me a signal, its not SIGCHLD
See man sigaction, using a sa_sigaction callback instead of a sa_handler one means one of the arguments passed to the signal handler is a siginfo_t * containing a whole slew of items, one of which is the pid of the calling process.
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Old 08-10-2009

#matrixmadhan & Corona688 all.
I got the above scenario working, and now i m able to get the child's pid in signal handler using sigaction siginfo structure. Still i m doing some optimization and improvement in my program. But thanks to all especially matrixmadhan & Corona688 who showed interest in my problem.

Corona688 - thanks , yes used the same structure of siginfo_t* to know the child pid, i was just going through sigaction tutorial and found that, but i m happy u gave same solution.

I will be back some new things.

Thank you all.
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