Nathan E Norman writes: > where can I find a list of which signal numbers correspond to which > error? > Try looking in signal.h. Signal 14 is ALRM (on Solaris anyway, but should be the same for Linux). Regards, Randy Stocking -- TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS MAILING LIST: e-mail the word "unsubscribe" to email@example.com . Trouble? e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org .