how to detach process

Greg Ewing see_reply_address at something.invalid
Tue Aug 27 04:58:06 CEST 2002

Donn Cave wrote:

> You could be right, but if you suppose that he's talking about a
> remote shell type of thing, that's basically like popen with a
> TCP pipe.  In this case, you don't have a controlling terminal or
> any of the attendant issues

Also, the controlling terminal issue has nothing to
do with whether the parent process waits for the
child to complete. That simply depends on whether
the parent calls wait() or not.

Greg Ewing, Computer Science Dept,
University of Canterbury,	
Christchurch, New Zealand

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