Inside OS/2

Redmond, Washington: Microsoft Press, 1988. Fourth printing. Paperback. Black octavo, xiv, 289 pages, b&w illustrations ; 24 cm. Extremely mild rubbing to spine head and foot, extremely gently rubbed corners, very light soiling to fore-edges, bright pages in tight binding, else Near Fine(+). Item #91196
ISBN: 1556151179

A rare and exciting technical examination of the philosophy, key development issues, programming implications, and future of the Microsoft OS/2 operating system. Here is revealing information every MS OS/2 programmer will find invaluable. Contents: History of the project – Goals and compatibility issues – The OS/2 religion – Multitasking – Threads and scheduler/priorities – The use interface – Dynamic linking – File system name space – Memory management – Environment strings – Interprocess communication – Signals – The presentation manager and VIO – Interactive programs – The file system – Deice monitors, data integrity, and time services – Device drivers and hard errors – I/O privilege mechanism and debugging /Ptrace – The 3x box – Family API – The future. Operating systems (Computers). || Uncommon in such nice condition. No DJ, as issued.

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