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Re^2: How do you get the PID of an external process?

by salva (Abbot)
on Sep 25, 2013 at 06:41 UTC ( #1055622=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: How do you get the PID of an external process?
in thread How do you get the PID of an external process?

system(1, $cmd) is a special case. IIRC, a hack provided on the port of Perl for Windows to support IPC::Open3 there.

It just launches the given command on the background.

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