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Re: Re: Check if "System" was succesful

by BazB (Priest)
on Apr 09, 2004 at 16:20 UTC ( #343938=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Check if "System" was succesful
in thread Check if "System" was succesful

The usual (and slightly more compact) way to check a system call is:

system( $cmd ) == 0 or die "System call failed: $!";

The " == 0" deals with the fact that system returns 0/false on success, not true like most perl functions.


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