popen2, 3, 4 -- will closing all returned streams result in process termination?

Paul Rubin http
Tue Dec 28 10:47:22 CET 2004


evgeni.sergeev at gmail.com (Evgeni Sergeev) writes:
> Is there assurance that the process will terminate and not sit
> in memory orphaned, waiting on its stdin, for example?

The process should receive an EOF.  It will typically handle EOF by
terminating, but that is not guaranteed.



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