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Re: rtfm

by Ven'Tatsu (Deacon)
on Jun 22, 2004 at 13:27 UTC ( #368709=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to rtfm

You should really use the list form of system (or exec as grinder points out).

system('man', $bins[int(rand(@bins))]);
It will avoid calling a shell to handle parsing the options to the external program saving you the trouble of making sure no one has named a file something that may cause your system trouble.


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