[sf-perl] Spawning external program within Perl

John Markos O'Neill john at nhoj.com
Wed Nov 8 10:26:03 PST 2006

Also, take a look at page 715 in the Camel Book, 3rd edition
(description of the "fork" function).  This contains a nice code
snippet showing how to fork a clean child process and check for

Anyway, I would use essentially this code snippet, fork off a child
process, and then continue doing what I was doing in the parent.
That's how I've done what you describe in the past.

John Markos O'Neill
john at nhoj.com

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