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Re^3: What is this process

by RichardK (Parson)
on Sep 26, 2016 at 21:18 UTC ( #1172673=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: What is this process
in thread What is this process

echo is a system command so perl will have to start a shell to run that, so yes, it will start a new process for each call to echo.

Even if they are happening too fast for you to see.

BTW, that's not very efficient, so you'd be better just using perl to do that, open can open a file for append.

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