I am running R job under a normal user john and root. Interestingly, the program stalls under john user but runs quickly under root. Using strace, I found that when john runs the R, the process stalls ...
From the man page of vfork(): vfork() differs from fork() in that the parent is suspended until the child makes a call to execve(2) or _exit(2). The child shares all memory with its ...
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 ...