SPUG: running multiple scripts concurrently
Richard.Anderson at raycosoft.com
Tue Jun 12 19:30:32 CDT 2001
As of last year, fork did not work on Windows. ActiveState was working on
implementing fork in ActivePerl, don't know what the status of it on Windows
95 / 98/ NT / 2000 / ad naseum is ...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Alex Algard" <algard at cardomain.com>
To: "Martin Korb" <mkorb at versuslaw.com>; <spug-list at pm.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 12, 2001 3:58 PM
Subject: RE: SPUG: running multiple scripts concurrently
> Check out the fork() function. On the other hand, I don't know much about
> Win32, and there might be alternatives to it that work better on Win32.
> Alex Algard
> CarDomain Networks, Inc.
> 425-820-2244 x111 | fax: 425-820-5951
> algard at cardomain.com
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-spug-list at pm.org [mailto:owner-spug-list at pm.org]On Behalf Of
> Martin Korb
> Sent: Tuesday, June 12, 2001 2:54 PM
> To: spug-list at pm.org
> Subject: SPUG: running multiple scripts concurrently
> Here is the scenario.
> I have a perl scripts (first.pl) which does a system call to initiate a
> 2nd script (second.pl) or a 2nd executable (second.exe). I would like to
> initiate a 3rd script (third.pl) from first.pl while second.pl is
> running. The second and third scripts are independent of each other and do
> different things (meaning neither task has to be completed or completed
> successfully for the other script to do its task). All this needs to
> on a Win32 platform.
> Thanks for any help and/or direction.
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