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Re^2: I prefer to:

by bart (Canon)
on Feb 01, 2007 at 12:41 UTC ( #597729=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: I prefer to:
in thread I prefer to:

Yet, I've never heard of spawn in this context before. And I can't seem to find it listed on Wikipedia, either. What type of system is it associated with, and what are the semantic differences between spawn versus fork or threads?
It sounds familiar to me, because of the node They didn't give me a fork so I have to eat with a spawn..

"To spawn" is to produce offspring, hence, creating a child process. No mystery there. You can do it by calling system, for example.


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