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Re: How to portably stop processes?

by eyepopslikeamosquito (Bishop)
on Apr 01, 2023 at 03:19 UTC ( #11151406=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to How to portably stop processes?

In case it's of use, I wrote a couple of scripts years ago to run an external command on both Unix and Windows, killing it if it took more than a specified timeout, and reporting how long it took to run:

I enjoyed using Win32::Job much more that Win32::Process. BTW, I never use fork/exec emulation on Windows, too much general weirdness and confusion between threads and processes for my tastes.

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