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Re: Understanding fork

by petral (Curate)
on Nov 08, 2002 at 23:01 UTC ( #211582=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Understanding fork

You can finish the parent with   wait;   or waitpid $pid;   before exiting, then you won't leave "zombies" around.     See perlipc, for far more than you ever wanted to know.

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