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Re: system() command

by ysth (Canon)
on Jul 13, 2009 at 01:21 UTC ( #779437=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to system() command

"cd" is not a process, it is a shell builtin command that changes the current working directory for that shell process. So system("sh -c 'cd /cat/bat'") would "succeed", but still wouldn't change the working directory of your perl process; use chdir for that.

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