Scientific Operations



WAIT(I)                       4/9/73                      WAIT(I)



NAME
     wait - await completion of process

SYNOPSIS
     wait

DESCRIPTION
     Wait  until all processes started with & have completed, and
     report on abnormal terminations.

     Because sys wait must be executed in the parent process, the
     Shell  itself executes wait, without creating a new process.

SEE ALSO
     sh(I)

BUGS
     After executing wait you are committed to waiting until ter-
     mination,  because  interrupts  and quits are ignored by all
     processes concerned.  The only out, if the process does  not
     terminate,  is  to  kill it from another terminal or to hang
     up.



































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