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From Peter Crowther <peter.crowt...@melandra.com>
Subject Re: How to spwan child processes.
Date Tue, 24 Aug 2010 08:20:38 GMT
On 23 August 2010 21:56, André Warnier <aw@ice-sa.com> wrote:

> and can someone finally explain what "spwaning child processes" means ?
>

It's a UNIXism - a fork() call spawns a child process from a parent
process.  Not sure how much further back it goes into the deep, dark and
slightly dank dungeon of operating system history.

- Peter

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