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Re: Bulletproofing Serversby jwest (Friar)
|on Jul 19, 2002 at 19:24 UTC||Need Help??|
To your first question, it means:
If the value of the hash %CHILDREN at key $child is a reference to a block of 'CODE' (a subroutine), then call that code reference with the value of $child as its first parameter.
kill TERM => keys %CHILDREN is very much like you suspect. To be clearer, it could be written as:
kill takes a signal as the first parameter, and a list of pids to send the signal to as the rest of its parameters.
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