Top Forums Shell Programming and Scripting Using System calls without compilation Post 302142567 by porter on Saturday 27th of October 2007 09:19:43 PM
Quote:
Originally Posted by yamsin789
My program need to call some system calls such as fork etc...
With a shell script using the "&" causes a fork without wait.

eg

Code:
#!/bin/sh

run_this_as_a_child()
{
     ps
}

echo parent is $$

run_this_as_a_child &

echo parent is $$, child was $!

wait

Perhaps Perl may be more what you want.
 
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npm run-script <command> [--silent] [-- <args>...] alias: npm run DESCRIPTION
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