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Old 08-04-2010, 02:27 AM   #1
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one question on process group and session

A session could exist without a leader?

A group could exist without a leader?

The login shell is a orphaned process group?
Old 08-04-2010, 02:48 AM   #2
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Somehow I've found it difficult to understand what you are asking, but execute the following command, study its output and see if it helps you somehow:

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Old 08-05-2010, 02:38 AM   #3
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Maybe I didn't make myself clear.

There two concepts in linux process, process group and process session.

Group leader could exit before other members.
Session leader could exit before other members?


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