Perl wait Function


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Description

This function Waits for a child process to terminate, returning the process ID of the deceased process. The exit status of the process is contained in $?.

Syntax

Following is the simple syntax for this function −

wait

Return Value

This function returns -1 if there are no child processes else the Process ID of deceased process

Example

Following is the example code showing its basic usage −


When above code is executed, it produces the following result −




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