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Re: system, pipes, shell, quoting

by IlyaM (Parson)
on Nov 13, 2002 at 08:06 UTC ( #212521=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to system, pipes, shell, quoting

Simpliest solution: break dependacy on shell. Just don't use it: replace system with IPC::Run and you don't need to call shell to pipe output from one program to another anymore.

use IPC::Run qw(run); run([$program1, $file1], '|', [$program2, '-x', '-y'], '|', [$program3], ">$file2", '2>/dev/null') or die "Error: $?";

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Re: Re: system, pipes, shell, quoting
by superpete (Beadle) on Nov 13, 2002 at 08:29 UTC
    ooooh :-)

    This is exactly was I was looking for, thanks very much!

    Does IPC::Run "come with perl" ?

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