[asterisk-users] Forking AGI or GoSub

Mark Wiater mark.wiater at greybeam.com
Fri Apr 19 13:00:25 CDT 2019

On 4/19/2019 1:49 PM, Dovid Bender wrote:
> Mark,
> I am using PHP agi and when forking the call does not continue util
> the forked process is done. Am I doing it wrong?
> On Wed, Apr 10, 2019 at 4:27 PM Mark Wiater <mark.wiater at greybeam.com
> <mailto:mark.wiater at greybeam.com>> wrote:
>     On 4/10/2019 3:54 PM, Dovid Bender wrote:
>>     I have an AGI that can sometimes take time complete. I don't want
>>     the dialplan to be held up by the agi. Is there any way to call
>>     it and have Asterisk continue with the dialplan?
>     Is there a reason you can't fork in the AGI and just return to the
>     dialplan in the parent?

I'm not much of a PHP person, but in perl, i check the process id that's
returned from fork() and exit if it's 1 (parent) and keep processing if
it's the child (greater than 1).

I think php uses pcntl_fork().

Is that how you're doing it?

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