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Re^4: Kill a process in perl windows and proceed only if it killed the process

by Anonymous Monk
on Jul 24, 2012 at 16:01 UTC ( #983452=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Kill a process in perl windows and proceed only if it killed the process
in thread Kill a process in perl windows and proceed only if it killed the process

sorry, I didn't understand.
I get the processids of the applications running on a processing node and I just want to kill it and wait for that process to be killed. I am not creating the process using Win32::Process::Create().


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Re^5: Kill a process in perl windows and proceed only if it killed the process
by BrowserUk (Pope) on Jul 24, 2012 at 16:15 UTC
    I am not creating the process using Win32::Process::Create().

    Then you will need to obtain a handle to the process using:

    my $proc = Win32::Process::Open( $pid, $iflags ); Creates a handle Perl can use to an existing process as identified by +$pid.

    And then call the Wait method on that handle:

    $proc->Wait( <milliseconds|INFINITE> );

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    Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
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      Can I use this syntax: Win32::Process::Open(my $proc, $pid, undef) ?
      I tried the syntax you suggested but gave me the following error
      Usage: Win32::Process::Open(cP, pid, inherit)
        Can I use this syntax: Win32::Process::Open(my $proc, $pid, undef) ?

        Yes.


        With the rise and rise of 'Social' network sites: 'Computers are making people easier to use everyday'
        Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
        "Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
        In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.

        The start of some sanity?

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