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Re: wait -n shouldn't collect multiple processes

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: wait -n shouldn't collect multiple processes
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 08:39:00 -0400
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On 3/26/19 8:12 AM, Robert Elz wrote:
>     Date:        Tue, 26 Mar 2019 10:55:53 +0100
>     From:        Andreas Schwab <address@hidden>
>     Message-ID:  <address@hidden>
>   | Even better, IMHO: "wait waits for the next job to terminate"
> Something should allow for there being no waiting involved at all
> if some job has already terminated but has not been waited for.

Why? `wait -n' collects the exit statuses of terminated jobs one at
a time. It's not really important to detail how much time is spent

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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