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From: Mathew Robertson (mathew.robertson_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-06-24 20:02:20

> > Can you explain why you favour doing things your way? (Assuming that
> > I've interpreted "your way" correctly this time ;-)...
> I can't speak for John, but I wouldn't want to pay the price for
> your signal handler if I'm going to wait for the child anyway.

that would work... until you run out of system resources due to not cleaning up after your children.

The price to pay for installing a signal handler, is less (on most Posix systems) than the price of leaving stale process data hanging around in the OS.

Mathew Robertson

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