On Friday 13 July 2001 17:25, Padraig Brady wrote:
> The children usually are forked & execed, but things can be
> directly execed also.
Try to be more precise in your language, then... it's important when
trying to explain what's going on.
"children" refers exclusively to new processes, produced by fork() (or
clone()). The exec() system calls don't create a child, they merely
execute a new program.
Colm Buckley @ NewWorld Commerce
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The Brady Bunch is on, and I find four of them incredibly amusing!
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