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Re^2: Executing Systems Calls with Care

by bluto (Curate)
on Feb 15, 2005 at 18:28 UTC ( #431287=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Executing Systems Calls with Care
in thread Executing Systems Calls with Care

One problem with using alarms to time out system() is that it doesn't guarantee that the child process (in this case the entire pipeline) will die from the alarm itself. If the alarm triggers, you need to make sure you kill off the child pipeline.
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