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perlfunc:setpgrp

by gods (Initiate)
on Aug 24, 1999 at 22:42 UTC ( [id://257] : perlfunc . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

setpgrp

See the current Perl documentation for setpgrp.

Here is our local, out-dated (pre-5.6) version:


setpgrp - set the process group of a process



setpgrp PID,PGRP



Sets the current process group for the specified PID, 0 for the current process. Will produce a fatal error if used on a machine that doesn't implement setpgrp(2). If the arguments are omitted, it defaults to 0,0. Note that the POSIX version of setpgrp() does not accept any arguments, so only setpgrp 0,0 is portable.