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Re^2: open a browser from the command line, wait a few seconds, and shut it. (ie, translate forking from bash to perl)

by tphyahoo (Vicar)
on Mar 08, 2007 at 18:27 UTC ( #603871=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: open a browser from the command line, wait a few seconds, and shut it. (ie, translate forking from bash to perl)
in thread open a browser from the command line, wait a few seconds, and shut it. (ie, translate forking from bash to perl)

Neither of these snippets behaves like the bash snippet, though.

Konqueror is opened, but then not shut.

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Re^3: open a browser from the command line, wait a few seconds, and shut it. (ie, translate forking from bash to perl)
by Fletch (Chancellor) on Mar 08, 2007 at 18:43 UTC

    Flip the order of the arguments to kill, kill( TERM => $pid ) (/msg'd ikegami about this as well).

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