Bug 57159 - a error has been occured using fork() function while the relust is output though pipe.
a error has been occured using fork() function while the relust is output tho...
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gcc (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jakub Jelinek
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2001-12-06 00:11 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-12-06 00:19:40 EST
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source code and result of test (3.02 KB, patch)
2001-12-06 00:19 EST, Need Real Name
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Description Need Real Name 2001-12-06 00:11:54 EST
Description of Problem:
   using fork() function to create chile process;the result of #./foo is 
different from #./foo >foo1.c

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How Reproducible:
It is so easy a C programe,compile and run the source code .that's all.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. #gcc -g -o foo foo.c
2. #./foo
3. #./foo >foo1.c

Actual Results:
Two  results is so much different.

Expected Results:
Two results are  no difference.

Additional Information:
	the source code ,the two relusts with email .
Comment 1 Need Real Name 2001-12-06 00:19:35 EST
Created attachment 39828 [details]
source code and result of test
Comment 2 Jakub Jelinek 2001-12-06 04:28:07 EST
Note more appropriate forum for this would be some unix basics news forum,
not a bug report.

Essentially what happens is that you use a buffered stdio without flushing,
so you really cannot wonder that if its output was only buffered not printed
before fork, that the buffered output will be flushed both in the parent
and in the child. E.g. fflush(stdout); before the fork() calls could do the

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