Process Tutorial anyone?

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    Process Tutorial anyone?

    Hello all, I#m just wondering if anyone could recommend a tutorial on creating a subprocess to carry out an event and kill itslef when complete?

    Thanks!

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    What OS/compiler?
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    Considering this is in the linux forum... - Linux 2.4 & C. (gcc3.3)

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    When all else fails, read the instructions.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveHope
    Considering this is in the linux forum... - Linux 2.4 & C. (gcc3.3)
    Heh. Kinda missed that.

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    fork()ing would be the easiest way.
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    Ahh! thanks. I did have a brief look at the FAQ before posting, honest...

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