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

I will admit that I am confused. I just don't understand the basic problem that you have. Could you write a few sentences that describe that? BTW..ich kann deutsch.

I am just looking for some words that will help me understand what the problem is.

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Re^4: Killing subprocess in windows
by LanX (Sage) on May 20, 2021 at 23:10 UTC
    there are log files showing the output from STDOUT and STDERR from some processes, not necessarily Perl processes.

    I need to display each "active" logfile in a dir in a dedicated window which updates automatically.

    This is done with tail -f FILE on Unix, get-content -wait does the analogue on Win

    start opens a new "terminal" in parallel for the output.

    I don't really know the PID of the process writing to the logfile.

    Everything works fine so far, I just need to close the output windows once the logfile is closed. There are hundreds of jobs writing logfiles, I only need to show the active ones.

    That's why I need the PID to be able to kill the process reading from a logfile.

    > BTW..ich kann deutsch.

    fascinating! :)

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

      Dein Englisch ist viel besser als mein Deutsch. Ich wollte nur eine Antwort provozieren. OK. Jetzt muss ich darüber nachdenken.