[Spread-users] pid and process control
davek at mojix.com
Fri Jul 25 18:02:08 EDT 2008
Just a thought ... if you are using & in your perl/system call, try
instead using fork/exec.
You'll get the pid that way, also.
> It's not a Perl problem. Try the following:
> ] spread &
> ] spread & # this should fail
> ] echo $?
In the case of the shell commands I believe you are getting the return
of &. Try the same with /bin/false.
Doesn't mean the problem isn't real, though. :)
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