system() with timeout

David Cantrell david at
Thu Apr 16 19:44:39 BST 2009

On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 06:32:08PM +0100, Paul LeoNerd Evans wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 16, 2009 at 06:18:45PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote:
> > Anyone recommend a module to give me something like system(@list) but
> > with a timeout?
> Does IPC::Run have something suitable? I seem to recall it has quite a
> lot of interesting things to fiddle with...

Yes, that looks like exactly what I wanted.  Thanks!

David Cantrell | Minister for Arbitrary Justice

Please stop rolling your Jargon Dice and explain the problem
you are having to me in plain English, using small words.
  -- John Hardin, in the Monastery

More information about the mailing list