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  Learning the Mac OS X Terminal, Part 4
Subject:   running a perl script
Date:   2002-04-05 05:33:30
From:   bradrice
I have a perl script that runs a continuous loop of watching a folder and acts upon data that is written to it. Do I have to leave a terminal open dedicated to that script? I have used ^c to break into the window, but it seems to shut down the script. I have put it in the background but it comes back to the fore when it acts on the data.