Cloning A Process

By Danny Kalev, ITworld |  How-to

In a previous newsletter, I discussed the fork() system call. fork()
launches a new process as a child of the parent process. With fork(),
the parent and the child have distinct address spaces. This is a
classic implementation of multiprocessing. In a multithreaded
application, the main process and its threads behave like distinct
processes too, except that they share some or all of their resources

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