Re: [uCsimm] fork () / vfork ()

From: Ian Leonard (ileonard@ntlworld.com)
Date: Tue Apr 17 2001 - 12:59:49 EDT


On 2001.04.17 14:48:29 +0100 John Jeffers wrote:
> At 03:04 PM 4/16/2001 Monday, you wrote:
>
> Just as a matter of interest I too am stopped dead by fork() to vfork()
> issues.
>
> vfork() stops the calling process and runs the child in the same process
> space. Not exactly a way to multiprocess.

As I understand it (and I haven't tried this) the parent only blocks until
the child does an exec () or an exit ().

> Your tool chain probably is the wrong one user space uses the 68k pic coff
> chain. But maybe I am wrong.

This maybe so, but my program is too big for the coff tool chain so I need
to use elf.

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