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From:
Agustin Rivera
Date:
January 15, 2002 16:26
Subject:
Re: running commands in bkgd
Message ID:
005201c19e24$4da9cef0$cbfea8c0@agustinr
Use the system command.

Agustin Rivera
Webmaster, Pollstar.com
http://www.pollstar.com



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jim Ockers" <jockers@mindspring.com>
To: <beginners@perl.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2002 4:24 PM
Subject: running commands in bkgd


> 
> I'd like to make a perl script that runs queues up jobs.
> 
> Using the backticks works well except that if I attempt to run
> something in the background (i.e. `foobar &`) the script pauses until
> the job is complete.
> 
> Is this limitation due to the shell rather than perl?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> -Jim
> 
> 
> 
> 
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