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From "Manoj Bist" <>
Subject Re: Problem with IPC:RUN on Windows
Date Fri, 17 Aug 2007 07:24:39 GMT
My understanding is that a perl module that manipulates stdout is not
expected to work under mod_perl.  IPC::Run manipulates stdout to make
different processes connected by pipes work.

You can also go through the following guidelines for porting your scripts to

The following links has guidelines on running subprocesses from mod_perl.

On 8/16/07, jónJósef Bjarnason <> wrote:
> Dear all....
> It has been difficult to subscribe to the mailing list, I was refused due
> to some SPAM control when using my usual account I
> would really like to know why that happened, as we do not send nor have
> we ever sent SPAM.
> But to my problem with IPC.....
> I am using W2K on a dual CPU system running Apache 2.2.4  with mod_perl2.
> I am also using Leon Brocard's Graphviz module to create graphs on the
> fly, it starts the program dot.exe via IPC::RUN. dot.exe gets started
> but never returns anything and stays in queue until the system is shut
> down.
> Does anyone know if this is a known problem with IPC::RUN on Windows,
> and/or if it can be resolved and how.
> Thanks.
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