vfork instead of fork for fork+exec?
christos at zoulas.com
Sat May 16 12:52:46 PDT 2009
On May 16, 11:06pm, dms at samersoff.net (Dmitry Samersoff) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: vfork instead of fork for fork+exec?
| What does vfork() do with other threads? Does it stops it also ?
It has to, otherwise it cannot work properly.
| What happens with mutexes - does the child inherit it?
mutexes are just memory locations; the child process shares
memory with the parent before it execs.
I can imagine that the above is not true for some weirder implementations.
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