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Re: trying to get timeout to work

by Eliya (Vicar)
on Apr 11, 2012 at 14:13 UTC ( #964545=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to trying to get timeout to work

alarm doesn't automatically kill the piped subprocess (and the parent waits for it), so you need to take care of this yourself, e.g. in the signal handler

use Sys::SigAction qw( set_sig_handler ); eval { my $h = set_sig_handler( 'ALRM' ,sub { kill 15, $opened; # <-- die "TIMEOUT\n"; }, { ...

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