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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
i've read somewhere a long time ago that there's a way to hide the workings of a script in sub functions so that when run, it doesn't show up in the process table.
is this really possible?
for instance, i need to run a command that has a password in it. and when that;s being run, it can be... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: SkySmart
2. Shell Programming and Scripting
i am very new to linux , working on bash shell.
I am trying to solve the given problem
1. Create a process and then create children using fork
2. Check the Status of the application for successful running.
3. Kill all the process(threads) except parent and first child... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: vizz_k
3. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I want my program to fork a new process and then I want to kill the parent process. The parent program before dying will issue a SIGTERM to all its childs. Which eventually kills all Children.
I cant handle the SIGTERM at the child level.:(
What I was thinking of was the Parent... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: tyler_durden
4. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
Hey, first time poster and a new UNIX user here.
My question is regarding the forking process. I logged in to tty1, and typed the command ls -1 and hit enter. How can i tell that the ls -1 command ran in a subshell?
Thanks. (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: Vitamin254
5. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I thought that when a child shell is forked, it will inherit all the variables of the parent
now in my .cshrc I have
setenv X x
then I do at command line
setenv X y
and X is now y. So far so good!
I then have a very simple script, y.csh
echo X (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: JamesByars
for (i = 0; i < 3; i++)
pID = fork ();
if (pID == 0)
printf ("Value of i --> %d... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: kymthasneem
Am working on linux. while forking in a loop how to avoid the child process from forking..for example
int n = 5;
/*exactly wanted to create n processes and not 2^n processes*/
for(i = 0; i < n;i++)
if(pid = fork())
/* parent... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: rvan
I'm currently working with C on UNIX (HPUX) and need to be able to fork a seperate Java process from within a running C process.
I can run the following code from the command line via a script but am having difficulty getting it to work from within the code.
I am trying to use execl. Is... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: themezzaman
9. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers
I'm having some problems wiriting a program in UNIX using the "fork" and "kill" system calls.
I have to create a C program P0, which creates 9 other processes
P1, P2, ..., P9, where P0 is the father of P1, P1 the father of P2, and so on.
All the processes contain an infinite... (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: davewilliams20
10. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
Help ! - I have a process which I cannot find that is writing to /var/tmp every 10 minutes and filling up my partition, it is also filling up my wtmpx file. I have some software error correction for a faulty DIMM at the moment - is this likely to be causing this as well as over-loading my... (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: Mal