"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
"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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