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Answer: How to run a shell script from a Perl program?

by DeadPoet (Scribe)
on Jan 08, 2011 at 17:32 UTC ( #881245=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > programs and processes > How to run a shell script from a Perl program? - Answer contributed by DeadPoet

If you want the PID, STDOUT, and STDERR, use IPC::Open3.

Example:

use IPC::Open3; local (*IN, *OUT, *ERR); my $pid = eval{ open3( \*IN, \*OUT, \*ERR, 'my_command', 'my_command_args' ); }; if ($@) { warn ($@); } ## capture your output, if needed... ## wait on the pid... wait( $pid, 0 );

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