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Re: System Function...script does not move until process ends.

by mobiGeek (Beadle)
on Apr 06, 2005 at 18:44 UTC ( [id://445399]=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to System Function...script does not move until process ends.

As others have pointed out, the problem is in your use of system().

I believe, though I don't have time to confirm, that you could do the following:

system("cmd /c start dbeng9", @engstartargs); # SHOULDN'T HANG NOW
Though, of course, this is a win32-specific solution. The fork() solutions suggested by others would be more cross-platform (though with the hard-coded path names does it really matter?)

BTW: the sqlanywhere newsgroups are always available ;-)

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