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Re^3: Run and kill external programm after x seconds

by ww (Archbishop)
on Nov 22, 2016 at 16:30 UTC ( [id://1176351] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Run and kill external programm after x seconds
in thread Run and kill external programm after x seconds

So would it not work to reverse the logic of the m/.../ or -- at the 60 second mark -- to simply test for a void as below?

D:\_scratch>perl -e "my $foo=''; if ($foo =~//){ print 'found nothing' +;} exit();" found nothing D:\_scratch>

++$anecdote ne $data