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3.2.96 msgsnd







This function calls the msgsnd (2) system call to send the message MSG to the message queue ID . See msgsnd (2) for details. MSG must begin with the long integer message type. You can create a message like this:

$msg = pack "L a*", $type, $text_of_message;

The function returns true if successful, or false if there is an error. On error, it puts the error code into $! . Before calling, you should say:

require "ipc.ph";
require "msg.ph";

This function is available only on machines supporting System V IPC.