troubleshooting Question

Menus

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Simon336697Flag for Australia asked on
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Hi guys hope you can help.

I have a menu (menu.pl) that you guys helped with.

What I want to do is when I select an option, to run that selection in a new command window, separate from the menu.pl, so that I can make further selections, while the first one that I selected (now running in a new window) continues to run. If I need to abort the external script that is now running, to not kill the menu.pl script.

Any help greatly appreciated.

Here is the code so far..

print <<EOF;
Press 1 for this subroutine
Press 2 for this subroutine
Press 3 for this subroutine
Press 4 for this subroutine
Press 5 for this subroutine
Press 6 for this subroutine

EOF

print "Enter menu choice: ";
my $choice = <STDIN>;
chomp $choice;

if ($choice == 1) {
   sub1();
}
elsif ($choice == 2) {
   sub2();
}
else {
   die "$choice is an invalid menu option\n";
}


sub sub1 {
  print "sub1\n";
}

sub sub2 {
  print `hithere.pl`;
}


Thanks guys.
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