Scott Wood scottwood at freescale.com
Fri May 2 02:22:03 EST 2008

On Thu, May 01, 2008 at 11:14:51AM -0500, Scott Wood wrote:
> On Thu, May 01, 2008 at 08:17:07AM -0500, Kumar Gala wrote:
> > ok.  Was just wondering how the async exception know that the signal  
> > it wanted to send belonged to the particular process that is running.   
> > But I guess there are cases that the signal is really intended for who  
> > ever is currently running?
> No, it knows based on its own data structures who it's intended for --
> and sometimes that happens to be the currently running process.

Oh, except for things like SIGXCPU and SIGVTALRM, which do target the
currently running process.


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