Keeping an eye on hung system calls.. ti at
Tue Jun 6 11:38:00 BST 2006

> Hi,
> I have a little app to make jpeg thumbnails out of video files. It's
> nothing
> special, it just spawns mplayer ...
> However I have a problem with mplayer occaisionally getting hung on some
> files
> it can't handle well, and never exitting.

Proc::Reliable looks very good for that, though I can't (yet) swear to its


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