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Re: Unsuccessfully passing arguments to a bash command

by Happy-the-monk (Abbot)
on Jun 15, 2013 at 21:17 UTC ( #1039157=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Unsuccessfully passing arguments to a bash command

this does it for me:

perl -e'print qx(bash -ic "untouchable john mike bill");'

So it was about the right quoting to protect it from the shell.

Cheers, Sören

(hooked on the Perl Programming language)

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Re^2: Unsuccessfully passing arguments to a bash command
by zapatafa (Initiate) on Jun 15, 2013 at 21:48 UTC
    Works perfectly. Thank you.

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