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Re^3: Killing subprocess in windows

by Discipulus (Abbot)
on May 21, 2021 at 07:04 UTC ( #11132829=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Killing subprocess in windows
in thread Killing subprocess in windows

Hello LanX,

> (about fork) I don't wanna replicate the Perl script but spawn a PS window.

You are already forking!

From system

> Does exactly the same thing as exec, except that a fork is done first and the parent process waits for the child process to exit.

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Re^4: Killing subprocess in windows (updated)
by LanX (Sage) on May 21, 2021 at 10:50 UTC
    that's the inner implementation.

    just show me how to do it with fork and you'll see how complicated it is.

    update

    ) and I wouldn't be too sure it's ported the same way to windows.

    IIRC is fork implemented with threads there, so there might be issues.

    Cheers Rolf
    (addicted to the Perl Programming Language :)
    Wikisyntax for the Monastery

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