I'm trying to build a process container. The container will trigger other programs. For example - a bash script that launches running background tasks with '&' usage. The important feature I'm ...
I have a script that I would like to fork at one point so two copies of the same script are running. For example, I would like the following bash script to exist: echo $$ do_fork() echo $$ If this ...
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 ...
I'm trying to learn UNIX programming and came across a question regarding fork(). I understand that fork() creates an identical process of the currently running process, but where does it start? For ...