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Re^2: Exporting variables from perl script to shell

by Stevie-O (Friar)
on Dec 21, 2004 at 16:49 UTC ( #416532=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Exporting variables from perl script to shell
in thread Exporting variables from perl script to shell

I would code it like this:

do { local $ENV{FOO} = 'bar'; system($command); };
This gives you the temporary-env-value semantics of "FOO='bar' $command", yet doesn't assume that the user's shell has said semantics (Win32's cmd.exe certainly doesn't, for example).
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