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2:11pm Thu 7th Sep, Christopher M.

"Ziyang Wen" <23*9*2*1@s*u*e*t*u*a*e*u*a*> wrote:
> It is a complete contradiction, why? Which clarification should I believe? Will the parent process be blocked?
There is no contradiction (!). A process calling spawn is not blocked; it is placed back on the READY queue. A process calling wait is blocked if it has (running) child processes, otherwise it is placed back on a READY queue. A process does not have to call wait. Could you please state where you see a contradiction?

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