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by gods
on Feb 11, 2000 at 00:06 UTC ( #3333=superdoc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
Why? For the most part, I don't care and don't want to know what the pids are. P::FM does the bookkeeping for me. I can do something like:
for my $name (qw(foo bar baz)) { $pm->start($name) and next; ... }
And then I can think of my child processes as having names 'foo', 'bar', and 'baz' and can forget about pids. The names can be used in the run_on_finish() callback if I want to.

In reply to Re^3: Please Explain the Parallel::ForkManager Idiom my $pid = $pm->start and next; by runrig
in thread Please Explain the Parallel::ForkManager Idiom my $pid = $pm->start and next; by Jim

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