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Perl wait vs Unix ksh wait

by mifflin (Curate)
on Oct 31, 2007 at 17:40 UTC ( #648312=perlquestion: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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  1. or download this
    command1 &
    command2 &
    command3 &
    
    wait # wait for commands 1-3 to finish
    
  2. or download this
    system("command1 &");
    system("command2 &");
    system("command3 &");
    
    wait; # doesn't behave like the unix wait :(
    

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