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Re: exec vs. system

by tokpela (Chaplain)
on Jul 07, 2011 at 19:34 UTC ( #913251=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to exec vs. system

Based on the above responses (and the fact that you are using Windows), maybe using threads might be a better solution for you?

See BrowserUK's posts for some good examples. Try this one which uses threads to run system commands or this one which uses Thread::Queue (but no system command).

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[Corion]: Yeah... and you might even be able to mix and match additional functionality if you have additional async suppliers, like from a separate thread
[ambrus]: You hvae to be careful with the timer, because apparently Prima::Timer insists on being periodic, wheras AnyEvent::Impl:: Whatever::timer should give a one-shot timer watcher
[ambrus]: I think the minimal implementation here is just a timer and io function, plus pushing to the @REGISTRY.

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