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Ah. I gathered from your original post (assuming you are jtx) that it was always client, server in strict alternation. If that's not the case, you might be able to use select to determine whether there is data waiting to be read. I believe POE can do this sort of stuff relatively easily, though it may well be overkill.

In reply to Re: Re: Re: Activeperl 5.6 fork() doesn't friggin work by premchai21
in thread Activeperl 5.6 fork() doesn't friggin work by jtx

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