<operating system>

To create a child process in a multitasking operating system. E.g. Unix's fork system call or one of the spawn() library routines provided by most MS-DOS, Novell NetWare and OS/2 C compilers - spawnl(), spawnle(), etc.

Last updated: 1995-03-28

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SPARK Annotation LanguageSPARKSsparseSpatial TechnologiesspawnSPCSPDSPDLSPE

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