In message <3141.109T950T10773650raskfirstname.lastname@example.org>, "Rask
| vfork() can replace fork() in pretty much any variety of fork()/exec()
| or fork()/wait(). This covers the wast majority of uses of fork(). The
...as long as you don't need to make any function calls with side effects
and the exec() ALWAYS succeeds; otherwise the child trashes the parent.
vfork() is a bug.
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