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Re: Perl wait vs Unix ksh wait

by Fletch (Chancellor)
on Oct 31, 2007 at 18:32 UTC ( #648325=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Perl wait vs Unix ksh wait

Erm . . . since you're already using the shell to do job control rather than doing fork/exec yourself and since you're not on Wintendo you have a perfectly good shell with job control built in already why not just have the shell do the wait for you?

system( qq{ command1 & command2 & command3 & wait } );

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