asynchronous actions????

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Tue May 13 11:22:29 EDT 2003

sean nicholas harper wrote:

> my program runs the same shell script like 30 times. The script takes a
> while to execute (like 40 seconds). It seems to me that there should be a
> way to have my processes execute asynchronously - something like fork().

If you can use the launch command, it's asynchronous.  But being so, it
doesn't return a value so you'll need another way to get the output.

 Richard Gaskin 
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