[Pdx-pm] experiences with fork() on win32
ingy at ttul.org
Tue Jun 8 13:11:12 CDT 2004
On 08/06/04 10:05 -0700, Chris Dawson wrote:
> I recall seeing that fork() was ported to win32 Perl a long while back.
> Does anyone have lots of experience using this? Can I do the standard
> fork(), exec() call on win32 with little modifications? Any big caveats
> I need to be aware of?
The fork is an emulation. Many things work as expected. Some things
don't. It uses win32 threads. This is as much as I remember from my
FWIW I was pleasantly surprised when the ->fork option of IO::All worked
on win32 as expected with no special fiddling.
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