Forking in Perl 2

Build up an index of files to process, e.g. SAM files. Fork out 16 child processes, each time processing and eliminating one file from the index. As with all my code, use at your own risk. Comments and suggestions always welcome. For more information see Forking in Perl.

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Forking in Perl

Foreach item in the array, start a fork. $pid returns 0 if it is the child process. This way you can spawn 4 child processes from one parent. This page explains it all and the code shown below is an adaptation of code shown from the link. I just added code to show the current...

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