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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. :)

cheers,
-bp
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B. James Phillippe <bryan@terran.org>
Linux Software Engineer, WGT Inc.
http://w3.terran.org/~bryan


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