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Re: Re: fork/reaper

by fxmakers (Friar)
on Mar 29, 2004 at 15:39 UTC ( #340642=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: fork/reaper
in thread fork/reaper

Any idea on how to get children's exit $result before he dies?

UPDATED: ok I think I got it
Added &reaper into the infinite loop and deleted $SIG{CHLD}
Seems to work now.
(I'd like to know if this is the good way)

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Re: Re: Re: fork/reaper
by blue_cowdawg (Monsignor) on Mar 29, 2004 at 17:49 UTC

        Any idea on how to get children's exit $result before he dies?

    You probably should keep a SIGCHLD handler around just to catch that signal to avoid zombies.

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