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Re: fork() problems...

On Sat, Aug 26, 2000 at 10:45:56AM -0400, Ajay Dudani wrote:
> the source is available at  http://imart.sourceforge.net/proxy.c
> Besides....once the work of the process is over, it still hangs
> around...I want to kill it...what signals do i have to use....

You should do a exit(2) after you've finished the work in the child.
strace is a good tool to figure out what's going on your program at
a system call level.