[Israel.pm] Exit code and pid in one.

Tal Kelrich tal at musicgenome.com
Tue Jun 15 01:52:14 PDT 2004


On Tue, 15 Jun 2004 11:07:23 +0300
Thomas Maier <hayzer at 012.net.il> wrote:

> Hi All,
> If I spawn a process from perl, and I need both its PID and the return
> 
> value, is there a straight-forward way (no fork involved)?
> system gets the exit code, open ___|-___ returns the PID.
> How can I get them both at once?
> Thanks ahead,
> Thomas.
> 

I would try using waitpid to get the status.

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