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Re: Calling External Program

by sgifford (Prior)
on Jun 04, 2009 at 02:03 UTC ( #768245=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Calling External Program

Or, if it writes something in the log that indicates it has finished, monitor the log file to see when that something appears. If it writes its PID in the log file, even better: get the PID from there, then waitpid for it.

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[shmem]: Eily: oh yes, right... hm.
[shmem]: Eily, well, there is sort of a method... via sub AUTOLOAD {} :-P

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