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BABY(1)                  USER COMMANDS                    BABY(1)

     BABY - create new process from two parent processes

     BABY sex [ name ]

     /usr/5bin/BABY [ -sex ] [ -name ]

     The System V version of this command is available with the Sys-
     tem  V  software  installation  option.  Refer to Installing
     SunOS 4.1 for information on how to install and invoke BABY.

     BABY is initiated when one parent process polls another server
     process through a socket connection (BSD) or through pipes in the
     system V implementation. BABY runs at a low priority for approximately
     40 weeks then terminates with heavy system load. Most systems require
     constant monitoring when BABY reaches it's final stages of execution.

     Older implentations of BABY required that the initiating
     process not be present at the time of completion; in these versions
     the initiating process is awakened and notified of the results upon
     completion. Modern versions allow both parent processes to be active
     during the final stages of BABY.

          example% BABY -sex m -name fred


          option indicating type of process created.

          process identification to be attached to the new process.

     Successful execution of the BABY(1) results in new process
     being created and named. Parent processes then typically
     broadcast messages to all other processes informing them of their
     new status in the system.

     The SLEEP command may not work on either parent processes for some
     time afterward, as new BABY processes constantly send interrupts
     which must be handled by one or more parent.

     BABY processes upon being created may frequently dump
     in /tmp requiring /tmp to be cleaned out frequently by one
     of the parent processes.

     The original AT&T version was provided without instuctions
     regarding the created process; this remains in current implementations.

     cigars(6) dump(5) cry(3)

           FSF version of BABY where none of the authors will accept
           responsibility for anything.

     baby -sex f -name "Alexandra Nicole Muszynski"

     Completed successfully at the Columbia Women's Hospital -- Houston, TX
     Sunday, May 17, 1998 at 10:18 A.M.
     after several hours of labor.  Vitae: 5 lbs. 9 oz.; 18.75''; Taurus; CUTE.

Sun Release 4.1

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