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Newer page: version 5 Last edited on Monday, November 24, 2003 11:27:35 am by AlastairPorter
Older page: version 4 Last edited on Tuesday, November 18, 2003 4:13:24 pm by JohnMcPherson Revert
@@ -5,4 +5,6 @@
 Two ways to avoid creating Zombies (other than calling one of the wait() functions) include: 
 # handling the [SIGCHLD] signal (see that page for example code) 
 # fork(2) and then get the child to fork(2) again and then exit immediately, so that you've created a grandchild rather than a child. 
+Zombie processes will show 'Z' in the __STAT__ column of ps -aux