A computer process is a running instance of a program, including all variables and other states, or simply it's defined as a program in execution. Now we will see how this task or process is implemented in Linux kernel. The description of the characteristics of a process is given in the structure task_struct.
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Defining Task (Process) Structure in Linux Kernel
Posted on Monday, April 10 2006 @ 5:11 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck