Starting a process inside a shell script

From: mobenoua (mobenoua_at_hotmail.com)
Date: 11/23/05


Date: 23 Nov 2005 13:33:23 -0800

How can one invokes a c++ process to start from a shell script and wait
until
the process has started before proceeding to execute the next line in
the shell and
without calling wait or sleep to wait for the process to start.