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Re^2: Backticks and SIGALRM

by nemo (Sexton)
on Aug 20, 2007 at 12:53 UTC ( #633796=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Backticks and SIGALRM
in thread Backticks and SIGALRM

Thank you for your replies.
I attempted the solution using qx but I had the same result. Executing the command using the shell seems to be the problem, the sigalrm is not delivered. It's an interesting problem I haven't come across before.
I was considering using system to redirect the output of the command to a temporary text file and then reading the tmp file to parse output one line at a time.
I should also mention I am working on Win32 Boo! ;)


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