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Re^2: how can we tell when a background process is finished?

by integral (Hermit)
on Jun 20, 2004 at 10:39 UTC ( #368262=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: how can we tell when a background process is finished?
in thread how can we tell when a background process is finished?

Or you can do exec("program") in the child, saving another process, since system() incorporates a fork+exec.

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