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Run program from a shell script but behave as one process only?

Is there a way I can execute an application from a shell script but not create another process. I want it to look like one process only. It doesn't matter whether my shell script is replaced by a new ...
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Where does fork() actually start?

I'm trying to learn UNIX programming and came across a question regarding fork(). I understand that fork() creates an identical process of the currently running process, but where does it start? For ...