XForms: forking a child

AMIT BHATNAGAR (amit@cs.dal.ca)
Wed, 27 May 1998 08:46:21 -0300 (ADT)

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I am not sure how Xforms would handle the following situation. My GUI that
I have built in xforms will have to pass strings back and forth between
the program and itself. Now I plan to handle this by piping the messages
over.. which means that my gui would have to fork a child and then exec my

Now.. if I fork off the program in main(), will my callbacks still be able
to work? It is the callbacks that send the appropriate string to the

if I fork the program after the fl_do_forms.. would that work?

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