[fpc-pascal]A couple of things:
Marco van de Voort
marcov at stack.nl
Tue Oct 31 17:22:19 CET 2000
> Exec( ) style functions will create a child and wait for the child to
> terminate before
> continuing execution. What I am looking to do is to create a completely
> different process
> and have the Exec( ) function return as soon as the new process is
> started, not when it terminates.
> One idea is to have the child process daemonize itself so that it spawns
> its own child. The daemonized process
> will then return to the orignal parent, thus allowing it to continue
> I am looking for nothing shared between the original process and the
> spawned process. Even the child executable
> is actually a separately compiled program.
> Any ideas?
Fork/Clone on Linux, and let the child execute another process.
Fork/rfork on FreeBSD, and idem.
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