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Re: Killing the child process is not working

by kcott (Canon)
on Mar 20, 2013 at 06:26 UTC ( #1024450=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Killing the child process is not working

G'day srlbharu,

I'm not entirely certain what you're trying to achieve here. Sending a negative signal targets a process group not an individual process. To terminate the current process, you can just use die, exit or one of the Carp routines.

I suspect you're lacking knowledge or understanding of one or more of the following. (Also note that many of these contain links labelled "Portability issues:".)

-- Ken

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