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Re: Execute as new process?

by Joost (Canon)
on Sep 29, 2009 at 21:18 UTC ( [id://798198] : note . print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Execute as new process?

Either use system("whatever &") to let the shell do the lifting for you, or do a fork() then an exec() if you need more control. This is assuming you don't need any output or exit status from the child process.