Processes and their childs

Jeff Epler jepler at unpythonic.net
Tue Dec 21 15:24:26 CET 2004


"flush" your files before forking.

For me, this program gives the correct output 'hello\n' when correct=1.  
When correct=0, I get either 'hello\nhello' or 'hellohello\n' as output.

------------------------------------------------------------------------
correct = 0
import sys, os
sys.stdout.write('hello')
if correct: sys.stdout.flush()
if os.fork() == 0: sys.stdout.write('\n')
------------------------------------------------------------------------

Jeff
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