Comp111 - Quiz 1
Oct 6, 2009 - closed book
Please fill in the blanks. Each blank is worth 5 points.
Blanks with the same number label have the same answer.
A pipe is a(n)
that allows communication between separate
p to be a(n)
printf on these, one must call
to get a(n)
corresponding to the pipe's input.
for the parent process and
for the child.
The child is an exact
of the parent. By contrast, the
call replaces the child's program with another,
but preserves open ________11________.
call allows one to change the
standard input from a child so that it points to a
program rather than a terminal.
- A ________13________
refers to any situation in which the result
of computation depends upon the
in which processes perform tasks.
Simple examples of this
include two processes trying to
from the same
When a process dies, its
is saved until its parent
it. If a parent does not do this, its
who cannot die.
pseudo-filesystem gives all information known
about each process.