In this page from The Design and Implementation of the 4.4BSD Operating System, it is said that: A major difference between pipes and sockets is that pipes require a common parent process to set ...
I'm writing program in UNIX on C. I have to write client-server(TCP) program on sockets. Client sends some information and server answer. No matter what client sends or receives because I successfully ...
I need to figure out how many forks are done and how many concurrent processes are run by each user over time. It does not look like this information is tracked by my distribution. I know how to ...
I understand the fork concept. I'm trying to solve the following problem. I have to write a program that forks. The parent process gets a valid Unix command from the user, and passes it to the child. ...
According to wikipedia (which could be wrong) When a fork() system call is issued, a copy of all the pages corresponding to the parent process is created, loaded into a separate memory location by ...
I would like to understand in detail the difference between fork() and vfork(). I was not able to digest the man page completely. I would also like to clarify one of my colleagues comment "In ...