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Re^3: confusing fork/readline behaviour

by (anonymized user) (Curate)
on Aug 14, 2015 at 19:01 UTC ( #1138631=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: confusing fork/readline behaviour
in thread confusing fork/readline behaviour

Yes that's true. Although it is more common that the parent has more work to do, it is also a well-known way to create a daemon by having a main program fork and exit immediately, leaving the child running detached.

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