I'm trying to figure out how to start a background process in a perl script (on Windows).
In other words, I don't want the script to wait for the child process to complete before regaining control.
Is there an easy way to do this?
I've looked at perldoc for the system command, but it doesn't seem to do what I want..
I am forced to use perl version 5.6 and hence cannot use Win32::Job or Proc::Daemon.
From perldoc, Threads have been deprecated in this version. I tried to use old version of threads Thread.pm. But..
Error I got..
This perl was built for "ithreads", which currently does not support Thread.pm
I tried to use fork but the child process never starts and the parent immediately terminates with error below:
Bizarre SvTYPE 37 at line 121.
Signal SEGV at line 80
Any other ways to do?