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    (As you know, If a child terminates before parent, the parent will be "zombie")
    No, a zombie is a terminated child process that has not been reaped with a wait*() call.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CornedBee View Post
    No, a zombie is a terminated child process that has not been reaped with a wait*() call.
    On Unix and Unix-like operating systems, a zombie process or defunct process is a process that has completed execution but still has an entry in the process table. A zombie process is not the same as an orphan process. An orphan process is a process that is still executing, but whose parent has died

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