I haven't seen any "advertising" for fork() on Win32
By "as advertised", I didn't mean "as advertised
specifically for Win32" but more like "as explained
in standard documentation, such as the Camel book".
I learned Perl from the 2nd ed. Camel while I was
still using Windows 95 OSR2, with ActivePerl, and
fork *seemed* to work for me, although I never used
It cannot work well with sockets and it
has problems when running longer processes.
Ah. I was not aware of these limitations.
I knew that fork didn't work on DOS, but I
was not aware that it had issues on Windows.
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