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Re: [perl #75052] docs perlfunc system() and SIGINT

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David Golden
May 11, 2010 20:52
Re: [perl #75052] docs perlfunc system() and SIGINT
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On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 6:15 PM, Kevin Ryde <> wrote:
>    Run a program or a shell command and return its exit status.
>    C<SIGINT> and C<SIGQUIT> act on the child but are ignored by the
>    Perl parent.  The parameters are the same as for C<exec LIST>.
>    Note that argument processing varies depending on the number of
>    arguments ...

There are some subtle portability issues in that statement, since
Win32 emulates the signals and a CTRL-C sends a signal that reaches
all processes attached to the console, including the parent.

-- David

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