On Fri, 2005-02-04 at 10:13 +0000, Dale Dunlea wrote:
> Hi All,
>> I have a program that calls fork() followed by execl(). When the child
> process terminates, the signal handler gets called in the parent, which
> starts a new child process in the same manner.
Can you not just use waitpid()?
> Occasionally, the parent
> process will have need to call system() whilst there is already a child
> process running somewhere. When system() returns, it fires the signal
> handler too, which is undesired.
And just wait for system() to return?
Aidan Delaney email: adelaney at cs.may.ie
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