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Spawning is the creation of a new child process.  This is done by calling an operating system function, and the OS does all the work of setting up the new process, and managing it along with all the other processes currently running.
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'''Spawn'''ing is the creation of a new child process.  This is done by calling an [[operating system]] function, and the OS does all the work of setting up the new [[process]], and managing it along with all the other processes currently running.

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Spawning is the creation of a new child process. This is done by calling an operating system function, and the OS does all the work of setting up the new process, and managing it along with all the other processes currently running.