the best form to wait the finish of execution of a child...
Michael C. Shultz
ringworm01 at gmail.com
Wed Mar 30 10:25:59 PST 2005
On Wednesday 30 March 2005 10:17 am, zean zean wrote:
> Hi Hackers:
> Excuse for my badly English. which is the best form to wait the
> finish of execution of a child.
> My idea is:
> pid_t chilpid;
> while(childpid != wait(&status))
> Any aid to obtain the best way is very welcome.
> PD. Excuse my ignorance and I hope they can guide me.
> Bye and thanxs ;)
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Here is how I do it, likely someone will have a better way:
pid = fork();
if( !pid )
execl( "/bin/mkdir", "mkdir", "directory_name", 0 );
wait( (int*)pid );
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