Re: Forking

Mikko J Rauhala (
Fri, 13 Jun 1997 16:52:30 +0300 (EET DST)

On Fri, 13 Jun 1997, Dieter Kaeppel wrote:
> Is it possible to create a new process which shares the data with the
> parent?

Yes, by specifying such an option to clone() (which fork() uses to
implement its behaviour, btw). That is not meant to be used in
applications, though. You should use a thread library that supports the
clone() system call (such as linuxthreads).

Mikko Rauhala, sivari - -