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Date: -- (:)
From: Micha <micha-1@f...>
Subject: fork question...
hi,

below is a code piece of the ocaml-book. What I don't understand is why is 
there the second fork() ? Maybe that's a Unix question, but I saw it the 
first time in the ocaml book :-)


Michael



let establish_server server_fun sockaddr =
   let domain = domain_of sockaddr in
   let sock = Unix.socket domain Unix.SOCK_STREAM 0 
   in Unix.bind sock sockaddr ;
      Unix.listen sock 3;
      while true do
        let (s, caller) = Unix.accept sock 
        in match Unix.fork() with
               0 -> if Unix.fork() <> 0 then exit 0 ;          (* <<<< ???? *)
                    let inchan = Unix.in_channel_of_descr s 
                    and outchan = Unix.out_channel_of_descr s 
                    in server_fun inchan outchan ;
                       close_in inchan ;
                       close_out outchan ;
                       exit 0
             | id -> Unix.close s; ignore(Unix.waitpid [] id)
      done ;;