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Re: Re: Net::Ping::External

by Falkkin (Chaplain)
on Mar 13, 2001 at 02:34 UTC ( #63995=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Net::Ping::External
in thread Net::Ping::External

Actually, I need to have Win32 ping behave differently than the other OS's. This is because, unlike everything Unix-like, Win32 returns 0 on successful ping, 0 on failed ping. Hence, I can't analyze the return value from system(), and actually need to parse the output, using backticks.

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