Georg Nikodym <georgn(a)canada.sun.com> writes:
When a UNIX process wants to create a child, it fork()s and exec()s.
The fork() duplicates the parent's address space. This was seen as
silly when 9 times out of 10 the child simply calls exec and thus was
Of course this is only a problem if you like Solaris don't COW those
pages and do not over commit.