Signal Handling on W95

Jason Moxham jlm@maths.soton.ac.uk
Fri Mar 19 08:45:00 GMT 1999


I have a program which traps signals so that upon receiving a SIGTERM it
can exit properly by saving data files etc ,

When shutdown is activated on Windows 95 , no SIGTERM signals are sent
so data files etc may be left in an inconsistent state

Q) What signal is sent on shutdown ? , if SIGKILL can we trap it?

Q) If no signal is sent , what conditions can we test to allow for a
clean exit



Thanks

Jason Moxham
jlm@maths.soton.ac.uk



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