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Re: Fork exec and not wait?

by zentara (Archbishop)
on Jan 25, 2013 at 09:20 UTC ( #1015294=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Fork exec and not wait?

Is there anyway to either fork a process and force its output to /dev/null or simply make the parent ignore the child and continue?

Possibly using

$SIG{CHLD} = 'IGNORE';
will work, I didn't see anyone mention it yet.

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