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[linux-help] Re: Help on CHILD PROCESS

[linux-help] Re: Help on CHILD PROCESS

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Subject: [linux-help] Re: Help on CHILD PROCESS
From: Greg House <ghouse@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2000 09:22:16 -0600
Reply-to: linux-help@xxxxxxxxx

On Wed, 22 Nov 2000, you wrote:
> How do you start a CHILD PROCESS of another process?

If you're running commands from a command prompt, you can make them child
processes by putting the ampersand (&) character on the end of the line. If
you're doing it from a program, you call the fork routine. (see man fork)


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