On Wed, 2 Jul 2003, Greg Bacon wrote:Um, no. Can Socekts do that? In which case how? A brief trawl through the> In article <Pine.SOL.4.44.0307021543450.9290-100000red.csi.cam.ac.uk>,
> Stuart Moore <stjm2hermes.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> : Hi, I'm using windows, I want to create a new process using fork (in
> : Activestate's Perl 5.6.x for some x) and communicate between the parent
> : and child using pipes. But I'd like the parent to be able to check if
> : there was anything waiting for it in the pipe, and if not, come back and
> : check later.
> : Is this possible? If not any suggestions on what I can do?
> Is there a reason you'd prefer pipes to, say, sockets?
doentation gave me nothing.
Thank you very much