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1. Shell Programming and Scripting
I am starting mgen5 for sometime depends on input from a file, in a child process. now I want to make parent to wait in this child process till mgen5 finishes, or timeout happens.
could anyone please tell me how to make parent to wait in child process in shell script?
thanks... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: girijajoshi
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. Emergency UNIX and Linux Support
Here's a program:
pid_t pid = fork();
if (0 == pid) // child process
I send a signal (such as SIGINT) to the parent process, the child process receive the signal as well as the parent process.
However I don't want to child process to receive the... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: jackliang
Hello. I want to make a child do some stuff,wait,then the parent does some stuff and then child does some stuff and waits again.I have made the following but it does not work.Can anybody help me?
pid1 = fork();
if (pid1 == -1)
perror("Can't create child\n");
... (18 Replies)
Discussion started by: Cuervo
5. Shell Programming and Scripting
Hey all, I need to launch a script from within 2 other scripts that can run independently of the two parent scripts... Im having a hard time doing this, if anyone knows how please let me know.
ScriptA (bash), ScriptB (ksh), ScriptC (bash)
ScriptA, launches ScriptB
ScirptB,... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: trey85stang
6. Shell Programming and Scripting
I have two ksh script. 1st script calls the 2nd script and the second script calls an 'C' program.
I want 1st script to wait until the 'C' program completes.
I cant able to get the process id for the 'C' program (child process) to make the 1st script to wait for the second... (7 Replies)
Discussion started by: sennidurai
I will be glad if you could help me resolve this problem.
I have created two detachable threads and wanted to them execute independent of the parent thread ( the main task which creates the detachable threads). But I see no output coming from the execution of two detachable threads.... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: jayfriend
8. UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users
I have a shell script A which calls another 10 shell scripts which run in background. How do i make the parent script wait for the child scripts complete, or in other words, i must be able to do a grep of parent script to find out if the child scripts are still running.
... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: albertashish
9. Shell Programming and Scripting
Did not use 'wait' yet.
How I understand by now the wait works only for child processes, started background.
Is there any other way to watch completion of any, not related process (at least, a process, owned by the same user?)
I need to start a background process, witch will be waiting... (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: alex_5161
10. Shell Programming and Scripting
how to find the chid process id from given parent process id.... (the chid process doesnot have sub processes inturn) (3 Replies)
Discussion started by: guhas