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Old 08-10-2004, 10:26 AM   #1
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run process in background using system calls


Hi to all,
I want to run some process(say ls ...) in background...using system calls.HOw to do this....Can someone give me a Link or URL for this .I have make my Bash Own shell and I want to add this functionality.Thanks....
 
Old 08-10-2004, 10:44 AM   #2
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This has been talked about several times on this forum already. You call fork() and then use one of the exec() functions on the child process. Then your shell and the running process run in "parallel".
 
  


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