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by EvanCarroll (Chaplain)
on Oct 12, 2005 at 06:16 UTC ( #499392=scratchpad: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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    22:43 < EvanCarroll> one more question, how did you figure out the ver
    +sion number of something, I asked that question here once and someone
    + showed this neat trick where they supplied an extremly high version 
    +number and the error told the real one
    22:43 <@mst> perl -MModule::Name\ 999
    ...
    
    Encode::from_to( $data, 'iso-8859-1', 'UTF-8' );
    

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[Lady_Aleena]: What?! Can't stat ~/Music: No such file or directory? The ~/ doesn't expand?
[Lady_Aleena]: And the env variable $HOME doesn't work either. !@#$
[shmem]: no, that's a shell feature. Use $ENV{HOME}
[marioroy]: my $ans = qx{ find \$HOME -name "*.pl" -exec ls -l {} \\; };
[marioroy]: must backslash $ inside qx
[Lady_Aleena]: I haven't written perl for a while, I've been trying to do things at the command line. I'm having to relearn a lot.
[marioroy]: LA can you post the qx find again
[Lady_Aleena]: Things I would have written a script for while I was on Windows, I can run simply on the command line.
[Lady_Aleena]: marioroy, my @music_times = qx(find ~/Music/Albums/ -type f -iname '*.mp3' -exec mp3info -p "%S\n" {} \;); #unfixed

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