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Answer / sanjay
In simple terms a Semaphore is a unit or resource which is
used for synchrosation between two processes , it is kind
of flag (in abstract terms) which every process will check
before processing ahead to avoid the deadlock situation
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Answer / vinay kashyap
in simple terms semaphore is a unit(count) used to keep track of the resources available..
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Answer / nithi
semaphore is a kind of variable on which we perform 2 operations signal(V) and wait(P) ,a process performs no operation and it will wait if semaphore is <= 0.This is used for synchronization of processes
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