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Re: How do you get the PID of an external process?by BrowserUk (Pope)
|on Sep 25, 2013 at 02:23 UTC||Need Help??|
Each of these children uses $pid = system(1,"start $executable $args") to start a program.
Don't use start in your command. Start requires a shell to run your program and it is the pid of that shell that is returned to you.
Just use: my $pid = system 1, "$executable $args";
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