[Techtalk] sighup, kill -9, sigkill, and all those related things

Danijel Tasov mail at vosat.de
Fri Apr 14 08:25:37 EST 2006

Kathryn Hogg wrote:
> Applications can override most default signal handlers (SIGTERM cannot)
> via fun functions like sigaction().

SIGTERM can be catched by the application, I think you mean
SIGKILL. There is another one which cannot be catched, it's

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