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Trapping system signals - Exercise

The trap command

Objective: Observe a script that traps signals

Exercise scoring

This exercise is auto-scored and is worth 2 points.


You will find a script called trapit in your UNIX directory. This script prints hello on the screen once every second. Run this script and then press CTRL+C several times to observe how it reacts. When you are finished, press CTRL + \ by holding down the Control key and pressing the backslash character to end the script.

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