On Thu, 6 Jun 2002, Srikanth_D wrote:

> to keep listening uptill the value of SERVERUP is YES. if there is a better
> way of shutting down the child i would be glad to learn about it.

This sounds like something that would be done better with signals.  You
can have any program or process send a signal to any other process.  You
may want to send SIGHUP to your child process.  The child process would
listen for this signal and then do something when it is received.

James Rich
james@eaerich.com



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