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Re^3: start up process without waiting

by kennethk (Abbot)
on Dec 06, 2012 at 16:21 UTC ( #1007617=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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While there is no fork() system call on Windows, your version of perl was likely built to emulate it using threads; thus the code I provided will work -- and was, in fact, tested on a Windows XP machine. See fork, perlfork and/or fork in perlport.

#11929 First ask yourself `How would I do this without a computer?' Then have the computer do it the same way.

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