My editor told me I might receive some e-mails in response to my previous column, but I don't think either of us expected that I would receive over a hundred (and still counting)! While I enjoy each and every e-mail, I hope that I didn't mislead anyone
Our intrepid advice columnist tackles a user's inquiry on building a Web interface in Perl that will launch an offline job on the server. There are two approaches. Get the code for using the fork and exec methods.