How to tell if a forked process is done?
Klaus Alexander Seistrup
spam at magnetic-ink.dk
Thu Sep 25 08:22:44 CEST 2003
Erik Max Francis wrote:
>> killing blindly is bad programming practice.
> But he's killing with a signal of 0. From kill(2):
> If sig is 0, then no signal is sent, but error checking is
> still performed.
> It's perfectly reasonable behavior to kill a process with a 0 signal;
> it does no harm.
I overlooked that detail, thanks for correcting me.
><> unselfish actions pay back better
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