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Re: Shell script with PERL

by space_monk (Chaplain)
on Nov 21, 2012 at 17:10 UTC ( #1004962=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Shell script with PERL

In order to use a shell script with perl, you can either use backticks to issue the command, or use the system command.

However, the first question would be 'why?', as normally Perl is capable of anything that can be done in a normal shell script.

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