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    SubjectRe: Zombie processes
    On Wed, 11 Feb 1998, Chris Wedgwood wrote:

    > Hello,
    > I would like some advice on the issue of zombie processes. Primarily, what
    > causes them? How can you get rid of them? Basically, what ARE they?
    > This is done when the parent calls wait, wait3 or wait4. (Hmm - why is there
    > no wait2?). The value returned to the parent will tell how the process

    Because there is no wait() function with two arguments. :)

    B. James Phillippe <>
    Linux Software Engineer, WGT Inc.

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