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27.6 Implementing a Job Control Shell

This section describes what a shell must do to implement job control, by presenting an extensive sample program to illustrate the concepts involved.

27.6.1 Data Structures for the Shell  Introduction to the sample shell.
27.6.2 Initializing the Shell  What the shell must do to take responsibility for job control.
27.6.3 Launching Jobs  Creating jobs to execute commands.
27.6.4 Foreground and Background  Putting a job in foreground of background.
27.6.5 Stopped and Terminated Jobs  Reporting job status.
27.6.6 Continuing Stopped Jobs  How to continue a stopped job in the foreground or background.
27.6.7 The Missing Pieces  Other parts of the shell.

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