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developerWorks: Migrate Your Apps from OS/2 to Linux: Part 2

May 24, 2004, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dinakar Guniguntala, Et AL.)

"Linux is evolving as the predominant operating system of the new millennium, and legacy operating systems such as OS/2 are being gradually phased out. This series of articles helps the developers involved in the tedious process of migrating/porting the OS/2 system drivers and applications to Linux. In this second of three installments, the authors focus on managing pipes, memory, and files.

"Part 1 of this series covered threads and synchronization mechanisms like semaphores and mutexes. This second installment looks closely at memory management, various IPC mechanisms including shared memory and pipes, and file management..."

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