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perlfunc:wait

by gods
on Aug 24, 1999 at 22:43 UTC ( #312=perlfunc: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

wait

See the current Perl documentation for wait.

Here is our local, out-dated (pre-5.6) version:


wait - wait for any child process to die



wait



Waits for a child process to terminate and returns the pid of the deceased process, or -1 if there are no child processes. The status is returned in $?.


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