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Document ChildProcess exit/close event difference

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isaacs committed Mar 16, 2012
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@@ -35,8 +35,16 @@ normally, `code` is the final exit code of the process, otherwise `null`. If
the process terminated due to receipt of a signal, `signal` is the string name
of the signal, otherwise `null`.

Note that the child process stdio streams might still be open.

See `waitpid(2)`.

### Event: 'close'

This event is emitted when the stdio streams of a child process have all
terminated. This is distinct from 'exit', since multiple processes
might share the same stdio streams.

### Event: 'disconnect'

This event is emitted after using the `.disconnect()` method in the parent or

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