[Sort of ot]: Perl Fork and Exec...
merritt at u.washington.edu
Fri Jan 10 15:59:29 PST 2003
On Friday 10 January 2003 15:49, Scholz Matthew wrote:
> it's wierd, confusing, and
> extremely aggravating. It also has nothing really to
> do with linux. It's purely a perl problem, or so it
> appears. *sigh*
Not even that. It's a shell problem. You are sending a
signal to the shell created by exec(), and what happens
to child processes of that shell varies with the shell
configuration. For csh see hup/nohup.
For bash I can't help (I never did figure out signal
handling in bash).
Ethan A Merritt merritt at u.washington.edu
Biomolecular Structure Center Box 357742
University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195
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