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Newer page: version 4 Last edited on Tuesday, February 22, 2005 1:13:41 am by StuartYeates
Older page: version 1 Last edited on Saturday, February 22, 2003 1:36:54 pm by zcat(1) Revert
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 In the software context; processes spawned by other processes. 
 If a parent process goes away, various things happen such as 
-* Children get sent a [SIGHUP] 
+* Children get sent a [SIGHUP], most processing die when receiving a [SIGHUP]. This is what happens when you close a [Terminal] and the processes started from it are killed.  
 * Children that ignore [SIGHUP] get reparented to init 
+If a child process goes away, the parent gets a [SIGCHLD]  
+The context for which this page was required refers to 'sprogs', or 'little people'. See also BadgeWearers