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What happens to a child process that dies and has no parent process to wait for it and what’s bad about this?...
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- 11-29-2005 #1
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- Oct 2005
- 11-29-2005 #2
What? If a child process dies, it dies, end of story. The parent (should) receive(s) SIGCHLD to indicate the child's completeion. If the child process had any of its own children, and dies prematurely, these children of the child have their parent process changed to init.