Python | os.wait() method
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.wait() method in Python is used by a process to wait for completion of a child process.
This method returns a tuple containing its PID and exit status indication. The exit status of child process is indicated by a 16 bit number whose lower byte is the signal number that killed the process and higher byte is the exit status (if the signal number is zero).
Parameter: No parameter is required.
Return type: This method returns a tuple which contains terminated child’s PID and exit status indication.
Code: Use of
In Child process- Process ID: 6276 Hello! Geeks Exiting In parent process- Terminated child's process id: 6276 Signal number that killed the child process: 0
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