http://www.perlmonks.org?node_id=29623


in reply to Threads vs Forking (Java vs Perl)

A similar article which explains fork() on Unix and Win32 OSs can be found here, and is also a good read.

Cheers,
KM

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RE (tilly) 2: Threads vs Forking (Java vs Perl)
by tilly (Archbishop) on Aug 25, 2000 at 18:04 UTC
    In fact if you are unfamiliar with some of the terms I was using, this article is a much better starting place than mine! :-)