in reply to RE: Just enough to be dangerous (on threads) indeed! :-)
in thread When is a while not a while?
Ack! I knew that as well. It is just that fork() is so much a Unix idea that I think of it as "the Unix way" even though Unix also has many other ways of working.
Incidentally on machins that support it, you can use shared memory from Perl with IPC::Shareable.