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Re^2: Perl wait vs Unix ksh wait (oops)

by tye (Cardinal)
on Oct 31, 2007 at 18:57 UTC ( #648329=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Perl wait vs Unix ksh wait
in thread Perl wait vs Unix ksh wait

The node you linked to doesn't properly handle fork failing. That is typical.

See my reply in this thread for a solution that does handle fork failing and for more information about how it still isn't as nice as system(1,...).

- tye        


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