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Re: starting a process in the background, with a twist

by Happy-the-monk (Monsignor)
on Mar 21, 2012 at 10:42 UTC ( #960750=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to starting a process in the background, with a twist

then kill it after a pre-defined amount of time

Alternatively you might check time() inside your process and finish it off gracefully by its own controls when it has aged that pre-defined amount of time, saving you the hassle of using signals from outside.

Cheers, Sören


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