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Re: IO::Pipe hangsby BrowserUk (Pope)
|on Sep 20, 2012 at 19:14 UTC||Need Help??|
Because you haven't emptied the pipe, which means that tasklist is blocked waiting to finish writing to it.
Just closing the pipe won't allow tasklist to end; the pipe won't close until it does. Deadlock.
The answer is to empty the pipe before closing it:
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