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Re^2: Monitoring child processes

by Marshall (Canon)
on Mar 14, 2012 at 06:06 UTC ( #959520=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Monitoring child processes
in thread Monitoring child processes

I believe (someone correct me please) that the default perl handler for SIGCHLD is to do nothing. It is left up to the programmer to reap the child processes manually (via waitpid, or setting 'IGNORE').

Yes, I think that is right.

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