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Re: system calls problem

by Aragorn (Curate)
on May 27, 2004 at 08:11 UTC ( #356828=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to system calls problem

Is "blabla.exe" a program which runs for a long time? system returns when the program called from it exits. If you want to fire off a program without waiting for it, you'll have to look into calling fork and exec yourself (system does a fork and exec, but waits for the child process to finish).

Update: From the "blabla.exe" I infer that you're using a Windows system. A look at Win32::Process could also help if portability is not an issue.


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