Doh! Stupid Programming Mistakes <humor>

Doran Barton fozz at iodynamics.com
Thu Oct 19 11:53:36 MDT 2006


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Doran Barton wrote:
> The first child (x=0) will fork() 10 times just like the parent. The second
> child (x=1) will fork() 9 times. And so on. And each child will be forking
> more processes as well.

Argh. I should have taken that Coke Zero a little slower. I was wrong. The
first child process will fork after x is incremented and therefore will fork
9 more times. Bleh.

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