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Re: Don't wait: waitpid. Why?

by Abigail-II (Bishop)
on Feb 26, 2003 at 14:42 UTC ( #238779=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to •Re: Don't wait: waitpid. Why?
in thread Run N similar tasks in parallel

Eh, if you wanted to wait until there are no more kids, you want a blocking call, inside a loop, wouldn't you?

I usually do 1 until -1 == wait;, but waitpid would work just as well.

Abigail

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•Re: Re: Don't wait: waitpid. Why?
by merlyn (Sage) on Feb 26, 2003 at 14:47 UTC
      Ah, I see. I thought you wanted to wait till all children had finished.

      Abigail

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