in reply to Re: Don't wait: waitpid. Why?
in thread Run N similar tasks in parallel

No, I often want to wait for any currently dead kids, not all kids whether they are dead at the moment or not, like in the top loop of a main event handler.

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Re: Don't wait: waitpid. Why?
by Abigail-II (Bishop) on Feb 26, 2003 at 14:54 UTC
    Ah, I see. I thought you wanted to wait till all children had finished.