Parallel::ForkManager is a Perl module for controlling parallel independent actions like mass dowloads. You can set the max number of parallel processes to fork. It has an easy-to-use object-oriented interface.
|Tags||Software Development Libraries Perl Modules|
|Operating Systems||POSIX Unix Linux Windows|
Release Notes: This release excludes the example scripts from being installed.
Release Notes: This release makes $VERSION compatible with the greatest number of Perl versions possible (closes bug 62180).
Release Notes: Small distribution fixes.
Release Notes: Data structure retrieval from child processes was added. CORE::exit() is now used instead of exit() to exit the child process to make it mod_perl compatible.
Release Notes: This release fixes a bug which was triggered if you specified 0 as max_procs and some ambiguity in the documentation.