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Re: Getting exit status from forked script

by Ao (Friar)
on Jan 29, 2004 at 14:01 UTC ( #324929=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Getting exit status from forked script

It looks like you've taken the main if($pid=fork) - else code from the Perl Cookbook 16.10 but you've forgotten about waitpid. Either go back to the Cookbook and look closer or use perldoc -f waitpid to read up on its use. 'tis pretty straight-forward.

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