sigchld vs. os.popen, os.command, etc.

Niels Diepeveen niels at
Tue Mar 7 22:21:16 CET 2000

Donn Cave schreef:

> It's too bad select() can't wait for processes along with I/O, that
> would be a nice solution in some cases.

What if you pass the write end of an unused pipe to the child process?
When the child terminates it will be closed and select() will return
ready on the read end. At least that is what I would expect.

Niels Diepeveen
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