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Explain the circumstances under which which the line of code marked printf("LINE J") in following program will be reached.

#include <sys/types.h>
#include <stdio.h>
#include <unistd.h>
int main()
{
pid t pid;
/* fork a child process */
pid = fork();
if (pid < 0) { /* error occurred */
fprintf(stderr, "Fork Failed");
return 1;
}
else if (pid == 0) { /* child process */
execlp("/bin/ls","ls",NULL);
printf("LINE J");
}
else { /* parent process */
/* parent will wait for the child to complete */
wait(NULL);
printf("Child Complete");
}
return 0;
}
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