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the fork command does not work in my scripts. I am running activeperl on nt4. Is there away to get around this problem?
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Unfortunately, not in any absolute way.  However, it depends on what you want to accomplish.  If you just want to run a process, you can

system(process);

If you want to run it in the background,
you can do

open(PH, "process &") || die "couldn't start process";

but you'll note that this method doesn't allow you to monitor the process.  If you need to monitor the process, the win32 library has Create and Wait process calls ...

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