[tex-live] Installation problems on Windows Vista

Norbert Preining preining at logic.at
Wed Dec 3 02:51:04 CET 2008

On Mi, 03 Dez 2008, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
>    exec('perl', 'bar.pl');
> then foo.pl returns immediately (to the command line) after bar.pl has
> been launched.  I suppose that a kid can remove its parent from the
> file system then because the parent process is finished when the child

I suppose that this will not work (but not tested). The reason is that
any child process gets the same open file handles as the parent on W32,
so all the perl files will be open still in the client.

Best wishes


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Debian Developer <preining at debian.org>                         Debian TeX Group
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