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Re: I prefer to:

by tweetiepooh (Hermit)
on Jan 18, 2007 at 12:08 UTC ( #595234=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to I prefer to:

Sometimes I just use exec without the fork.

For example, one bit of code, running under cron, needs some environment settings made and rather than using a wrapper shell script I check the settings in the script and if not present make them then exec the script over itself.

Probably not the best or even a good way to do it but it does work.

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