OS module in Python provides functions for interacting with the operating system. OS comes under Python’s standard utility modules. This module provides a portable way of using operating system dependent functionality.
os._exit() method in Python is used to exit the process with specified status without without calling cleanup handlers, flushing stdio buffers, etc.
Note: This method is normally used in child process after os.fork() system call. The standard way to exit the process is
status: An integer value or above defined values representing the exit status.
Return type: This method does not return any value in the calling process.
Code: Use of
In child process Process ID: 15240 Hello! Geeks Child exiting.. In parent process Child's exit code: 0
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