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1. UNIX for Beginners Questions & Answers
Hello... And thanks in advance for any help anyone can offer me on my question! I've been doing a lot of reading to try and find my answer... But I haven't had any luck
What I'm trying to understand is where a child process inherits global environment variables from? I understand the exec()... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: bodisha
I have a program for class that needs to do the following:
1. Print the directory entries from the current directory using ncurses
2. Provide a prompt next to each directory entry and allow the user to enter commands that may or may not be about the file
3. Execute those commands in... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: afulldevnull
Hello everybody.I want to make clear that i am not going to ask from anybody to build my asignement but i have a big problem. I can't seem to find anywhere ONE good example on C about what i am trying to do:wall:.I think it is simple. All i ask is one example, even a link is fine.
So, i want to... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: Cuervo
I writing a program that forks three times but only on the parent process. The three children processes then produces output in order. 1, 2, 3. I am confused on how to do this. I have tried multiple if and else if statements but the output does not come out right. How should I go about doing this? (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: TWhitt24
I'm developing a dynamic library for notifications, this library is used for a daemon that i've programmed, when something goes wrong the library should send an email to an administrator, but since sending an email is a non-vital process then it can fail (it should work as an... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: edgarvm
Assume we have an application built on *nix that uses fork()...then the processes procedure is going to act as follow:
X is considered a parent process (first click on application)
Y is considered a child process of X (second click on application)
Z is considered a child process of Y (third... (6 Replies)
Discussion started by: f.ben.isaac
I am using fork() in my code but I am confused which output comes first child or parent?
I did the following code .My book shows parent first but my linux shows child first.Can anyone tell me why?
printf("I am original process with pid... (5 Replies)
Discussion started by: mlhazan
I wanna write a code to understand how fork works.
-Parent creates a file(called temp) and writes into this file "1".Then it closes the file.
-Then parent creates a child and wait until execution of this child ends.
-Then child opens the same... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: alexicopax
I'm developing a filetransfer application, which is supposed to work sort of like dcc, with multiple transfers etc. Now i wonder what the best way to manage the transfers is. Should i fork() for each new transfer, hogging loads of memory or use pthreads? Maybe I can use select to see... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: crippe
When executing this simple program:
printf("\n Parent procces ID=%d\n",getpid());
printf("\n Child process ID=%d father=%d\n",getpid(),getppid());
... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: bb666